Courses

Please check with the BSE Handbook which mandatory courses you have to choose in your PhD track. Not all courses listed here can be approved as Core Courses for all BSE PhD tracks.

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This course introduces students to the regulation of financial markets and the participants in these markets. It consists of four parts. The first two parts analyze the financial disclosure requirements of non-financial corporations and the impact of these requirements on corporate policies. The third part discusses the most relevant financial frictions that policy makers should consider when regulating financial institutions. Part IV reviews the economics of financial crises and discusses what regulatory mechanisms exist to prevent financial crises.

Part I: Financial Reporting and Disclosure (Prof. Gassen)

Part II: Recent Changes in Financial Markets Regulations (Prof. Adam)

Part III: Financial Frictions and Macroeconomics (Prof. Weinke)

Part IV: Macroprudential Regulation of Financial Markets (Prof. Heinemann)

Credits:
6.00
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The objective of the course is twofold. First, it familiarizes students with the most standard results and standard analyses of regulation in product markets. The course addresses, in particular, regulatory issues due to market power and concentrates on monopoly, merger regulation and anti-trust. Second, the course discusses regulatory issues that are directly related to the research themes of the doctoral program, in particular environmental regulation and regulation in vertical relationships.

Course Outline:
I. Antitrust and Merger Regulation (Bester)
II. Price and Monopoly Regulation (Strausz)
III. Regulation in Vertical Markets (Baake)
IV. Environmental Regulation (Schmidt)
 
Credits:
6.00
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