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(PhD) Corporate Finance

Spring 2008 PHD Course

B9311-011: (PhD) Corporate Finance

MW - Full Term, 12:30PM to 02:00PM
Location: URI 328

Instructor: Patrick Bolton

This course has the objective of introducing doctoral students to academic research in corporate finance. The emphasis is on theoretical research, with special emphasis on models using the tools and techniques in the economics of information and game theory. The first part of the course studies the firm’s choice of its capital structure and dividend policy in settings characterized by moral hazard or asymmetric information. The second part of the course discusses various other topics related to recent research in corporate finance.