The course provides students with a fundamental understanding of the principles and analytics of asset management as applied to both institutional and private clients. This course will be of great interest to anyone aspiring to a career in asset, portfolio, private wealth, endowment, or pension fund management. A fundamental understanding of the issues in asset management, whether institutional or private, will also be helpful in other areas of finance such as investment banking, insurance, accounting and personal finance. In addition, students will learn how to better manage their future personal wealth.
Leon G. Cooperman Professor of Finance and Economics
Professor Bekaert teaches courses on international finance, empirical asset pricing and investments. His research focus is international finance, with a particular interest in foreign exchange market efficiency, exchange rate determination and international and emerging equity markets. He is also interested in portfolio management. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Finance