Courses

All courses will be offered according to a mixed method, in the classroom at Luiss Guido Carli Campus (Viale Romania 32, Rome) and online on the Webex platform.

International Finance

This course provides an in-depth analysis of models of exchange rate determination. Starting with a review of the basics relationships in currency markets, covered and uncovered interest parities, the course analyses monetary and microfunded models of the nominal exchange rate and finally addresses currency crisis, liquidity traps and secular stagnations.

Asset Pricing 

The course provides an advanced analysis of asset pricing theory, financial instruments and portfolio theory on by presenting contingent claims, equilibrium in capital markets and applied portfolio management.

Quantitative Methods for Finance

An introduction to the mathematical methods used in finance with particular emphasis on the tools used for estimation and testing of financial models.

Financial Statement Analysis

The course is designed to provide students with the conceptual background and analytical tools necessary to evaluate financial statements, through the differential effects of alternative accounting principles, the interpretation of financial information.

Advanced Corporate Finance

The course will present and discuss corporate finance topics including advanced capital budgeting techniques, capital structure design, dividend policy and firm valuation.

Asset Management

The course offers an introduction to capital market theory and regulation, security analysis, and international investments with portfolio management applications.

Market Law and Regulation

The course provides an overview of the European Financial Market Regulation which governs securities markets in the EU and the actors on these markets (issuers seeking capital/funding, investment firms which provide intermediation services, trading venues, rating agencies, investment analysis and investment funds).

Bloomberg

Introduction to Bloomberg, presentation of main and specific functions, building a financial portfolio, Bloomberg and Excel.