2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FRE-GY 6371 Contract Economics

1.5 Credits
This course covers advanced material in applied economics for students of financial engineering. The topics discussed include the development of contractual relationships between parties with dissimilar interests. These include risks of moral hazard and the design of incentives, adverse selection and market signaling, auction theory and the winner’s curse, and distributed and integrative negotiation. Students who complete this course successfully obtain an appreciation for the theoretical and practical challenges in completing contracts that provide satisfactory economic incentives to each party and satisfy the other party’s belief that the required terms will be met.

Prerequisite(s): FRE-GY 6023  and matriculation into a graduate program sponsored by the Department of Finance & Risk Engineering, or permission of the Department
Weekly Lecture Hours: 1.5 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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