Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Economics Economics Day Course
Lecture Code G6213313 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name ファイナンス1A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Financial Economics 1A
スズキ ヨシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon5-8:ECON B255
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Hopefully in class Lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students Sophomore and above
Keywords SDG_08, SDG_09
Capital markets, Securities, Stocks, Bonds, Corporate Value, Future markets, Derivatives, Investments 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Economic Analysis
(Abilities and Skills)
・Be able to utilize knowledge of Public Finance and Financial Economics to solve problems which have a close relevance for ordinary people 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The class talks on the basic structure of the field of Financial Economics, the role of capital markets, and corporate financial decision making. 
Class Schedule 1. Introduction: risk and uncertainty
2. Role of finance
3. Trade by over-the-counter and by market exchange
4. Financial reporting
5. Financial markets and corporate finance
6. Price of risk and investor behavior
7. Time and resource allcation
8. Principles of asset valuation
9. Bond market and term structure of interest rate
10. Valuation of bond
11. Common stock market
12. Valuation of stock
13. Corporate financial strategy
14. WACC and EVA
15. Market index and valuation

Final exam and several homeworks are mandatory. 
Lecture notes are to be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Lecture notes, Power Point materials 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
TBA in each lesson. 
Requirements It is preferable that you already took "Money and Banking 1", but not mandatory. 
Grading Method Homework 20%, Final Exam 80%.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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