Edwin Burton headshot
EB

Edwin T. Burton

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 262
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Rice University
Master of Arts (MA), Rice University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Northwestern University
USEM 1580: University Seminar
Credits: 2–3
Consult the University Seminars web page at www.virginia.edu/provost/USEMS.html (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
ECON 4340: The Theory of Financial Markets
Credits: 3
Studies the theory and operation of financial markets and the role of financial assets and institutions in the economic decisions of individuals, firms, and governments. Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or 3110, 3030, and STAT 2120 or equivalent. .
ECON 4370: Behavioral Finance
Credits: 3
Behavioral finance questions the efficient market hypothesis. In addition, this course explores noise trader models and the 'over and under reaction' debate. Readings are mostly from professional journals. Students should be quite serious about finance. Prerequisite: Econ 3010 or 3110 and ECON 4340
ECON 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under the direction of a regular faculty member. Students may not use this class to obtain academic credit for a summer internship. Prerequisite: GPA of 3.300 in UVa ECON courses.