ECON 4600

ECON 4600

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

The course will cover foundations of modern theory of decision making under risk. The first part of the course will cover the functioning of financial markets with focus on asset pricing. The main part of the course will focus on how consumers perceive and evaluate risk, as well as issues arising from asymmetric information, such as adverse selection and moral hazard. The latter part of the course will discuss the functioning of various insurance markets and welfare implications of potential policy interventions.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 3030 and ECON 3040.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18898 ECON 4600   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person