Graduate Course Series

The KWC-IFN Graduate Course Series

2018

Economics: Household Finance (7.5 ETCS)  

Date and location: From April 30 until May 9, the lectures will be held at the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

Lecturer: Kaveh Majlesi

2017

Economics: Household Finance (7.5 ETCS)  

Date and location: From May 2nd until May 12th, the lectures will be held at the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

Lecturer: Kaveh Majlesi

Description: The course offers a graduate-level introduction to the field of Household Finance. Rather than providing an exhaustive overview of the field, the course focuses in-depth on selected topics, in particular, households’ allocation of wealth in general and risky assets in particular, consumption decisions, and borrowing decisions. In addition, the course reviews the literature on risk preferences and the intersection of household finance and behavioral finance.

The course is organized jointly by the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University, the Department of Economics at Lund University, and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN).

2015

Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance: Theory, Policy and Empirics (7.5 ETCS)

Date and location:
Monday March 9 (morning) to Friday March 13, 2015 (afternoon). 12 lectures of 90 min each held at the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
 
Lecturers: Lars Persson and Martin Olsson
 
Description: In the wake of the financial crisis, increased attention in economic research has been given to how financial markets affect industrial development. The goal of this Ph.D. level mini-course is to introduce doctoral students in economics and finance to central policy issues at the intersection of industrial organization and corporate finance theory. The course also aims at providing knowledge in how to write empirical papers on policy issues related to firm behavior. It consists of three parts: product markets and competition law; product markets and corporate law; and an empirical part.
The course is organized jointly by the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University, the Department of Economics at Lund University, and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN).
 

 

Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice (4 ECTS)

Date and Location: Monday 25 February (afternoon) to Friday 1 March 2013 (noon). 8 lectures of 90 min each held at the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies in Lund, Sweden

Lecturers: Lars Persson and Joacim Tåg

Description: In the wake of the financial crisis, increased attention in economic research has been given to how financial markets affect industrial development. The goal of this PhD level mini-course is to introduce doctoral students in economics and in finance to central policy issues at the intersection of industrial organization and corporate finance theory. The course is organized by the Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University, The Department of Economics at Lund University, and by the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN).

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Last published: 2018-08-29