BUS 539 Research Methods in Finance

Examines techniques employed to answer questions in the finance field for practitioners and researchers. Empirical research conducted based on econometric techniques such as event studies, cross-sectional and panel regressions. Problems studied include price effects of various corporate events, capital structure, executive compensation, corporate governance, market efficiency tests, portfolio-trading strategies, among others. Involves use of common econometric software such as EVIEWS.




BUS 530 or equivalent.