Information Package / Course Catalogue
Financial Economics and Brokers
Course Code: EKO538
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: None
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

aim of the course is, to teach the theory and practice of the financial structure of the economy, system of government and industry decision makers with other economies , firms , households will provide an understanding of the relationship between the preferences of the people

Course Content

the theory and practice of the financial structure of the economy, system of government and industry decision makers with other economies , firms , households will provide an understanding of the relationship between the preferences of the people

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Have information about financial economics
2.To have a basic knowledge of important topics of finance such as the effective market hypothesis, CAPM and APT. In addition, to have information about the operation of different financial markets and institutions such as stock markets, bond markets, derivative markets, insurance companies, mutual funds and pension funds.
3.Explain the investment decisions of the investors by using the tools of economic analysis.
4.Recognize financial institutions
5.To link the financial markets with other sectors in the economic system to understand the causes of financial crises.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Finansal Piyasalar ve Kurumlar, Yazar: Kolektif Yayınevi : Beta Yayınları
2.Finansal İktisat, Doç. Dr. Hasan Dinçer, Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Serhat Yüksel
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Financial Institutions and Central Banking
Week 3 - Theoretical
Financial Markets and Interest Rates
Week 4 - Theoretical
Foreign Exchange Markets and Derivatives
Week 5 - Theoretical
Financial Analysis and Economic Indicators
Week 6 - Theoretical
Investment environment
Week 7 - Theoretical
Asset types and financial instruments
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Securities trading
Week 10 - Theoretical
Arbitrage pricing theory and multiple factor models of risk and return
Week 11 - Theoretical
Regulatory and Supervisory Institutions in Financial Markets
Week 12 - Theoretical
Borsa İstanbul (BIST) and its Role in Financial Markets
Week 13 - Theoretical
Money Market Tools
Week 14 - Theoretical
Financial Institutions, Capital Markets Institutions, Insurance and Pension Companies
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory153390
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)124
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue