ECON331-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Financial Economics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


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) FINC201; and (2) MATH102 or MATH199; RP: MATH103



Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

Course Coordinator

Richard Watt

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $868.00

International fee $4,075.00

* 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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  • ECON331-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023