Prerequisite: ECON 2a. This course should not be taken concurrently with ECON 171a. This course may not be taken for credit by students who have previouslytaken ECON 71a or 171a. This course cannot be counted as an elective toward the economics major or minor.
Designed to give students an overview of the issues involved in modern finance. Topics include random walks, bubbles, derivative markers, online trading, hedge funds, foreign exchange markets, and recent international crises.