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Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics
Faculty of Public Affairs

ECON 2505 [0.5 credit]

Business Finance

Capital investment and financing decisions in the context of risk and return tradeoffs. Primary and derivative securities, and their role in risk management. Mergers, corporate restructuring, the theory of principal-agent relationships, and financial planning, forecasting, and control. (Also listed as BUSI 2505.)
Prerequisites: ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003 with a grade of C- or higher, BUSI 1002 or BUSI 1005 with a grade of C or higher, ECON 2504 with a grade of C or higher, ECON 1402 (or equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
Lectures three hours a week.

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