All courses take place at LUISS Guido Carli Campus, at viale Romania 32, Rome.

International Finance

Markets for spot exchange, currency forwards, options, swaps, international bonds, and international equities. Managing exposure to exchange rates and country risk, financing in international capital markets, international capital budgeting in the presence of multiple currencies, international tax regulations, and sovereign risk.

Asset Pricing

Introduction and stylised data. Utility based asset pricing. Contingent claims. Portfolio theory and practice. Equilibrium in capital markets. Applied portfolio management.

Quantitative Methods for Finance

An introduction to the mathematical methods used in finance with particular emphasis on the tools used for estimation and testing of financial models.

Advanced Corporate Finance

Advanced capital budgeting techniques(e.g., real options), portfolio theory and the CAPM as a tool to measure the cost of capital of various types of businesses, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), initial public offerings, debt policy and optimal capital structure design in the presence of corporate taxation with its effects on acquisition techniques (e.g., leveraged buyouts), dividend policy, and the valuation of complex financial securities or clauses recurrently used in the M&A context (e.g., corporate bonds, options).

Asset Management

International and local regulatory framework. Capital market theory and asset pricing. Security analysis and valuation. Asset management products and fund administration. Risk management practices.

Econometric Theory

The purpose of the course is to provide the necessary tools for a thorough understanding of asymptotic theory in classical econometrics. The course goals are 1) to be able to perform estimation and testing in linear cross-section regression models, to be sufficiently comfortable with asymptotic theory for linear models, 2) to be able to implement basic cross-section methods as needed for a advanced thesis. Some of the topics covered are: statistic foundations, single-equation linear model, and OLS Estimation. Asymptotic properties of OLS estimators. Testing (Likelihood-type, Wald, Lagrange). Measurement Error. Omitted variables. Instrumental variables estimation of the single-equation linear model. Panel Data. Generalised Method of Moments. Time Series modelling. Vector Autoregression.

Market Law and Regulation

The course provides an overview of the European Financial Market Regulation which governs securities markets in the EU and the actors on these markets (issuers seeking capital/funding, investment firms which provide intermediation services, trading venues, rating agencies, investment analysis and investment funds).

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