This popular field emphasizes methods and concepts to prepare students for careers in the private sector and academic jobs at business schools. The applied nature of our program, the introduction of new theories and methods from behavioral economics, and the international emphasis of our courses provide students with a competitive edge in today’s complex, fast-changing financial environment.
Financial Economics requires 32 core units, 24 field units, and 16 elective units. Regular courses are 4 units. Core courses include statistics, mathematics, microeconomic theory, macroeconomics, game theory, political economy, and econometrics. Field requirements include courses in international money and finance, time series econometrics, and behavioral finance. View the full list of Economics courses here.