Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Economics Program
Lecture Code WMEA1100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 理論ファイナンス
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Principles of Financial Economics
スズキ ヨシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds11-12:Higashi-Senda Seminar Rm 3
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students M1
Keywords Capital markets, Securities, Stocks, Bonds, 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)
Class Objectives
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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. 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Advice will be delivered in each lesson. 
Requirements You are supposed to study on your own initiative. 
Grading Method Homework 10%, Final Exam 90%. 
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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