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Each group of students must solve the assigned problems and exercises, and present a
typed/printed report at the beginning of class on the due dates. I will grade these reports based on
the correctness and depth of the analysis, as well as on the clarity and quality of the report. For
grading purposes, I may select only a subset of problems from each homework. Solving the
problems and exercises is relevant to your understanding of the concepts, and should also help
you prepare for the exams.
Class attendance is mandatory. Absences from class for any reason whatsoever may substantially
decrease the student’s participation grade, based on my professional judgment. In particular, any
student missing more than five (5) classes, in whole or in part, may not receive a positive
participation grade. I may verify attendance at any time during class.
The Finance Department attendance policy requires that a student attend at least 80% of a
course’s classes in order to complete the course and have the potential of receiving a passing
grade. Given this policy, any student missing more than eight (8) classes, in whole or in part, will
not receive a passing grade, regardless of the motive for the absences, and no matter what the
student’s scores on the exams and other assessments may be.
Important note: A student is considered absent from a class if that student is not present at the
time of taking attendance.
It is the student’s...
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