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Second cycle
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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Course unit
CAPITAL MARKETS
ECO2045301, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ECONOMICS AND FINANCE - ECONOMIA E FINANZA
EC1935, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track BANKING AND FINANCE [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CAPITAL MARKETS
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/economia/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-EC1935-001PD-2016-ECO2045301-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CINZIA BALDAN SECS-P/11
Other lecturers FRANCESCO ZEN SECS-P/11

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
ECO2045301 CAPITAL MARKETS CINZIA BALDAN EP1981

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/11 Economics of Financial Intermediaries 8.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 8.0 56 144.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Banking: Financial and Risk Management
Target skills and knowledge: Identifying main financial instruments and their performance
Evaluating, measuring and selecting risky financial instruments
Strategic and tactit asset allocation: the portfolio construction
Learning the organizational forms of different capital markets and their rules
Examination methods: Written exam (multiple choice ENGLISH test)
Assessment criteria: Knowledge of main topics of capital markets and its agents
Critical approach to themes proposed
Ability on interpreting and evaluating new problems
Ability on finding quantitative and analytic solutions to problems submitted

(Voluntary): Group work
Course unit contents: Financial Markets and Financial Intermediaries: main definitions
The Structure of Trading
The benefits of Trade: why people trade?
Particular types of traders: speculators, and liquidity suppliers
Origins of liquidity and volatility
Evaluation and Prediction
Market Structures
Market Regulation: U.S.A vs. E.U.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lectures
Additional notes about suggested reading: Mandatory: Harris, L. (2003), Trading and Exchanges, Oxford University Press

Other useful readings (voluntary):
Dunbar, N. (2011), The Devil's Derivative, HBS, http://www.nickdunbar.net/?page_id=8
Levitt, A. (2002), Take on the Street, http://www.amazon.com/Take-Street-What-Corporate-America/dp/B000AXRTV0/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1371802713&sr=1-1&keywords=take+on+the+street

Slides available on line (updates could be added)
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Harris L., Trading and Exchanges. --: Oxford University Press, 2003. Cerca nel catalogo