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Financial Econometrics: Portfolio Analysis

Lecture (Prof. Stefan Mittnik, Ph.D.)

Tuesday, 4 p.m. -  6 p.m,  Amalienstr. 73A - 112

Lectures: October 7, 2014 until January 27, 2015


Tutorial (Fabian Spanhel)

Thursday, 6 p.m. -  8 p.m,  Amalienstr. 17A - A105

Tutorials: October 16, 2014 until January 29, 2015

Lecture and tutorial in English.


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Topics:

  1. Some Basics
  2. Portfolio Selection
  3. Capital Asset Pricing Models
  4. Index Models
  5. Portfolio Selection Based on Down-Side Risk


Target Audience: Master and doctoral students in economics, business, statistics, mathematics and computer science.


Prerequisites: Working knowledge in mathematics (linear algebra, calculus) and econometrics (Econometrics I) or statistics (linear models).


Exam (6 ECTS):

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Duration: 120 minutes

Auxiliary material: Calculator, handwritten formulary on 1 sheets (2 pages) of DIN A4 paper. Note that a formulary consists of formulas and is not supposed to be a transcription of the tutorial/lecture. Titles are allowed to a minor degree but text or some kind of shorthand is not permitted. The formulary must be handed in.

For identification issues, please bring along your student ID as well as your personal ID.


Literature

  • Elton, E., Gruber, M.J., Brown, S. J., Goetzmann, W. N.: Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis, Wiley, 6. Auflage, 2003.
  • Meucci, A.: Risk and Asset Allocation, Springer Finance, 1. Auflage, 2005.
  • Theil, H.: Principles of Econometrics, Wiley, 2. Auflage, 1971, S. 46-55 (PCA).
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