Inquadramento dell'insegnamento nel percorso del corso di studio
The first one concerns how to assess the risk and return trade-off in financial markets under the usual hypotheses of classic finance: rationality of investors and efficiency of financial markets.
The second one covers the issue of the financial structure of companies, starting from the traditional Modigliani and Miller framework until the more recent empirical findings.
The third one deals with the empirical issue of corporate evaluation. It will describe the methodologies used to carry out a corporate evaluation.
The fourth will move to specific issues in financial management. Each student will receive a journal article to review and comment.
Risultati di apprendimento attesi
They will also learn to present and discuss critically a research paper.
Mean variance framework
CAPM (CWS Ch. 6, no sections L and following) and market efficiency
Value of the firm and the cost of capital
Corporate financial structure e corporate evaluation
Specific issues in financial management
Testi di riferimento
Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento
Each student will have to critically review an article provided by the professor
• 30’ for class presentation (during the last classes of the course)
• PPT presentation (further instructions in class)
B) Short essay on the topic of the article presented (<= 6 pages, 1.5 spaced) (to be prepared after the end of classes)
• Introduction and brief summary (1 page)
• Literature review (already in the article, but also beyond it) (2 pages)
• Unsolved issues, open problems, extensions, food for thought ….. (<= 3 pages)
C) Written Exam
To test a general knowledge of course programme
• 6 questions on course content
To test a general knowledge of articles specifically discussed and presented in class
• 1 question on each article presented and discussed in class
Modalità di esame
Obiettivi Agenda 2030 per lo sviluppo sostenibile
Questo insegnamento tratta argomenti connessi alla macroarea "Capitale umano, salute, educazione" e concorre alla realizzazione dei relativi obiettivi ONU dell'Agenda 2030 per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile