Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
248 McCormick RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
AS-ECON Sabbatical at Yale -- Cowles Fundation and Department of Economics -- Spring 2018
Source: Yale University
January 01, 2018 – May 31, 2018
Study the role and the importance of the financial system in the global economy. Construct general equilibrium models that encompass the financial markets as well as the rest of the economy. These models will be used to understand the recent subprime crisis, the European sovereign debt crisis, and many market phenomena such as extreme volatility and contagion. Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or 3110 (ECON 3020 is recommended).
This is an advanced macro/finance graduate course devoted to study topics in finance with particular emphasis in financial markets and problems in their functioning. The course will cover recent theories of financial crisis as we as experimental evidence.
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.