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Ec 174 Syllabus Page 1 of 2 ECON 174 -- SYLLABUS (FALL 2011) Foster, UCSD, 10/16/11 Teaching Staff and Consultation Hours Name/Position Times Room Contact Info Carroll B. Foster (PhD/Lecturer) MWF 11-noon Price Center East cfoster@ ucsd.edu Fan (Dora) Xia (sta) Geoff Tan (u) T, 12-1 pm Th, 2-3 pm SEQ 227 SEQ 139 faxia@ ucsd.edu gjtan@ ucsd.edu Course Information Course title: FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT Lecture A00 (722667) – MWF, 12-1 pm, CENTR 214 [n = 120] Description: Trading in derivatives (options/futures/swaps); theory of futures and option pricing; use of derivatives to hedge risk factors ( e.g. , price, exchange rate or interest rate risk). Prerequisite: Ec 173A Course webpage: http://Ted.ucsd.edu (formerly WebCT) Books and Materials Hull, Fundamentals of Futures and Option Markets , 7 th ed., 2011. ( Study Guide & Solutions Manual optional.) [Required; bookstore] Bodie/Kane/Marcus, Investments , any recent edition. [From Ec 173A; recommended] Chance/Brooks, Intro to Derivatives and Risk Management , 8 th ed., 2010. Another textbook. Bernstein, Against the Gods , Wiley, 1998. History of risk management (and probability). Taleb,
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