ECON331-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Financial Economics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022


The economics of finance with applications to asset valuation, corporate finance, and portfolio management.

Learning Outcomes

  •  LEARNING OUTCOMES:  At the end of this course, a successful student will be able to:
  • Understand what the efficient market does and doesn't say, and its implications
    for asset price behaviour;
  • Understand modern portfolio theory and its implications for investment planning;
  • Understand the no-arbitrage principle and its implications for asset pricing;
  • Be able to relate financial economics theory to actual financial issues and events;
  • Be prepared for postgraduate study in finance and economics.


(1) ECON207; and (2) FINC201; and (3) MATH102 or MATH199; RP: FINC205 or MATH103


Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Course Coordinator

Richard Watt


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Term one assignment 10%
Term two assignment 10%
Final exam 40%
Quizzes 10% One per term
Term test 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $845.00

International fee $3,975.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

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  • ECON331-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022