This course addresses the economic theory and empirics of corporate finance and governance. The goal is to help students understand major research issues in the field and develop their skills to apply theory to corporate finance practices. The course focuses on important topics such as capital structure, ownership structure, capital budgeting and corporate governance institutions. The course extensively uses the tools of game theory, information economics and microeconometrics. Students are recommended to take ECON5010/5011/5012 and ECON5120/5121/5122 before taking this course.


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ECON5491 (M.Sc.) Teacher: Prof. DU Julan [Course Outline]