August 16 - August 18, 2017
Place: Helsinki, Aalto University School of Business, Chydenia Building
Instructor: Professor Harrison Hong (Columbia University)
NFN Travel Grant: NFN offers travel stipends to PhD students in finance who come from one of the NFN member institutions, located outside of Finland. To apply for a travel stipend, please use this this form (rtf), and send the application to nfn (at) aalto.fi.
Lectures: 12 h of lectures. (12 x 45 minutes)
Aalto Campus Map
|Wednesday||16.8.2017||12:00 - 13:30
14:30 - 16
|Thursday||17.8.2017||10:00 - 11:30
12:30 - 14
|Friday||18.8.2017||10:00 - 11:30
12:30 - 14
Course Description: PDF
Prerequisites: Financial Economics courses (asset pricing and corporate finance at PhD level) and econometrics.
Course Outline: PDFAccess to the articles is subject to your home institutions' subsciptions to the databases. If you have a problem with accessing the articles, please contact GSF office gsf @ aalto.fi for advice.
Password for opening the course material will be e-mailed to the participants.
Credit units: 3 ECTS cr.
List of Participants: PDF
Participants: Doctoral students in finance. The course is also open for KATAJA as well as FDPE students with sufficient background in finance and/or economics. The course is also open for foreign doctoral students given that there is space in the course.
Grading: The grading is based on a closed book written exam. In order to pass the course one needs at least 40% of the points.
Examination date and time: Friday, September 1, 2017 at 9:00-12:00
Exam registration: Exceptionally please register for the exam by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.Examination places:
Helsinki: Aalto University School of Business, Chydenia, G-109
Vaasa: University of Vaasa
Oulu: University of Oulu, Department of Economics
Lappeenranta: Lappeenranta University of Technology
Turku: University of Turku, Turku School of Economics
Other locations: Doctoral students in other universities are requested to inform GSF by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if they wish to take the exam in their home universities. The exam can be taken abroad where suitable exam supervision can be arranged. Please note that the exam must be written in presence of an exam supervisor. Thus, please submit the name of the exam supervisor at least 14 days before the examination. Possible payment and arrangements for supervision should be made by the student.
Please note: No retake exam will be offered for any reason (beyond your control or not). However, the exam can be taken abroad where suitable exam supervision can be arranged. Possible payment and arrangements for supervision should be made by the student. In case you wish to take the exam abroad, please contact GSF by sending an e-mail to email@example.com at least 14 days before the examination.
- Doctoral students of GSF and FDPE:
Registration is closed.
- Doctoral students in related fields and doctoral students at foreign universities: Application form can be found here: PDF file or Word file. Please, send in addition to your complete contact information, a report on the status of your doctoral studies, and a brief CV. Please ask also your thesis advisor to send us a short letter of recommendation by-email. All the required documents should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for registering in this course is July 30, 2017. All applicants will be informed of their acceptance soon after the deadline.