Investor

     

Course Information

     

Investor (2011)

Core

Topic Areas

Finance

The Investor course is about investors: what they do, how they think, and what they care about. The course is, in places, quantitative. It makes use of basic concepts in probability, statistics, and regression analysis. Course topics include returns, risk, and prices; asset allocation; efficient markets; valuation and fundamentals-based investing; the capital asset pricing model (CAPM); quantitative equity investing; bond markets; evaluating money manager performance; futures and options; and investment errors and human psychology. This course will also require participation in the Investor Trading Game and Prep Sessions. The course also references investing (social) with regard to Endowment Management and the Yale Effect.

Instructor(s):

Barberis, Nicholas

Categories: 

Sustainable Finance