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B8348 Emerging Financial Markets

B8348 Emerging Financial Markets Course Description

This course is about countries well enough developed to attract capital and have significant financial markets but not fully modernized – countries like China, India, Turkey and Brazil – but also Greece and Iceland. It explores the institutional foundations of financial markets and centers on the question: what factors make emerging financial markets (EFMs) different from developed financial markets? It begins with the question of why some countries grow and others do not. We will find an important role for institutions. We then turn to financial institutions in particular and explore the important connection between development of financial institutions and economic growth.

Spring 2014 sections:

2014-2015 No Free Lunch Seminar Series

Martin Oehmke, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, presents Credit Default Swaps

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2013 Financial Studies Conference

Watch videos from our 2013 conference: "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Finance."

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Columbia Business School
Uris Hall 809, 3022 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-851-9473
financialstudies@columbia.edu

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