Course code BUS320

BUS320 Empirical Analyses of Financial and Commodity Markets II

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Course responsible: Ole Gjølberg
Teachers: Atle Guttormsen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Last time: 2015H
Preferential right:
Masters degree students in Business Administration.
Course contents:
The students are expected to invest a significant amount of individual work in the semester assignment.
Learning outcome:
The aim of the course is to develop the students ability to conduct econometric analyses of financial and commodity markets.
Learning activities:
Teaching support:
Relevant articles from the scientific journals.
Introductory finance and BUS321 or a similar course in financial econometrics.
Recommended prerequisites:
Beyond finance and investments, it is a great advantage to have taken a course on commodity markets
Mandatory activity:
Semester assignment.
Nominal workload:
5 credits.
Entrance requirements:
Bachelor in  Business or Economics
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Group and individual guidance.

The course was given last time fall 2014

The course is a follow up on BUS321 by writing a semester assignment based on what was learned in BUS321. The topic for the semester assignment is chosen by the student, in collaboration with the responsible teacher. Guidance will be provided for the students as a group as well as individually. The semester assignments are to be written by one or maximum two students jointly.

Examiner(s) will be active researcher(s) in the subject area. External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
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