Advanced Financial Economics: Corporate Finance

Guest Instructor: 
Hermann Elendner
Time I: 
Wednesday,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Dorotheenstraße 1, Room 005
Description: 

This course provides a theoretical and empirical treatment of major topics in corporate finance, including capital structure, investment decisions, corporate governance, corporate cash and payout policy, as well as credit ratings and financial regulation. The course is based on academic articles and designed for Ph.D. students interested in corporate finance. An integral part is the computer lab where students implement key models and econometric methods in GNU/R.

Literature:
Academic articles

Exam (written?):
No final exam. Grading is based on the contribution to class discussions (20%), presentation of research paper (15%), lab code (25%), seminar paper (40%).

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
End date of the whole course: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm