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(PhD)Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance

Spring 2009 PHD Course

B9311-023: (PhD)Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance

T - Full Term, 09:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: URI 329

Instructor: Wei Jiang


The course is for PhD candidates (in finance, economics, and accounting) exclusively, and is not open to MBA candidates unless with the instructor's permission.  Auditing the course (without taking credit) is permitted, but full participation (in-class discussions and homework assignments) is required. 


The course focuses on the empirical methods used in financial research, particularly in the area of corporate finance.  The pre-requisites are two semesters of Ph.D. level microeconomics and econometrics.