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Graduate Programs

ECO2506H1S Economics of Risk Management

This course focuses on the role of risk management in both private and public sectors. It includes a discussion of why firms and government should hedge financial risks, the individual and social gains of financial risk management, the identification and quantification of financial risks (including Value-at-Risk measures) and how derivative securities can be used for financial risk management.

Section L0101, Winter 2009–10

Instructor: Ata Mazaheri
Day/time: T 6-8
Location: BA 2135