Role of banks and nonbank financial institutions in the financial system; asset choices of banks and nonbank financial institutions; problems in the management of financial institutions with emphasis on commercial banks. Prerequisite: FIN 350; either B ECON 300 or ECON 300; may not be repeated. Offered: AWSp.
The central theme of this course is to examine the risks faced by financial institutions managers and the methods and markets through which these risks are managed.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures and classroom discussion
Class assignments and grading
Problem sets will be assigned that integrate the lecture and readings.
2 exams and a final. Class participation.