Course Description

MFIN 710
Financial Theory

This course explores the theoretical and conceptual foundations of finance. Topics include utility maximization and choices involving risk; state preference; the quantification of risk and return; asset pricing in perfect and imperfect markets; specification and testing of pricing models; the investment, financing, and dividend decisions of firms; and theories of agency cost and signaling.

  • Prerequisite: MFIN 600, MFIN 601, MFIN 602, MFIN 603, MFIN 604
  • Antirequisite: BUSINESS F710, BUSINESS F770

Course Offerings

Winter 2017

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