Banking and Financial Institutions
Introducing students to the economics of financial institutions and
intermediaries, their markets and behavior, current thinking in financial
economics regarding these institutions, especially in a time of financial crisis.
The course is a survey of issues related to financial institutions,
financial intermediation, and related markets. Detailed discussion of pension funds and
pension systems. Fixed-income investments are analyzed, together with issues of cash
flow stripping and repackaging. Securitization is analyzed and explored. Analysis of
interest rate risks in financial institutions and of their control is elaborated.
05/27/2013 - 11:00Manuela Angelucci (University of Michigan)
06/03/2013 - 11:00Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)
06/10/2013 - 11:00Sam Kortum (University of Chicago)
06/12/2013 - 10:00Ágnes Horváth
06/14/2013 - 11:00Jonathan Eaton (Pennsylvania State University)