Advanced Investment Theory (FIN 802.3)

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FIN 802 02 January 2017 Miaomiao Yu (primary instructor)
FIN 802 02 January 2016 Miaomiao Yu (primary instructor)


Develops investment theory through the financial economics framework of Von-Neumann Morgenstern utility. This allows exploration of risk aversion, stochastic dominance, and portfolio optimization. MPT and CAPM are derived. Arrow-Debreu contingent claims and option pricing theory are addressed. Additional topics include risk-neutral valuation, stochastic discount factors, and the consumption CAPM.

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