Guidelines for Final Project of FIN 6320
The purpose of this project is to help you apply and synthesize the knowledge and skills
you learned in corporate finance. The project can help reach several of our course objectives,
such as critical thinking and
November 15th Weekly Assignment
1. What is the distinction between health care and health insurance? Why is this distinction important?
The distinction between health care and health insurance is need and want. Everybody
should be able to get good quality
November 1st Weekly Assignment
The current US tax regime can be evaluated using the four principles Mankiw and most mainstream
economists agree upon. Tax reform should not simply be about what the tax rate should be but a very
important question to consid
Read Path Dependence, Lock-In, and History by Liebowitz and Margolis and answer the questions.
1. What is Path Dependence?
2. What is Lock In?
3. How are these externalities or market failures? Explain carefully.
4. What are the
Read What do Budget Deficits Do? by Laurence Ball and Greg Mankiw and the comment by Alan Meltzer.
Answer the following questions:
1. So, what do budget deficits do?
2. According to the authors, what are the long term effects of budge
Heres a good summary of Tiebout
1. Summarize Tiebouts idea.
2. Briefly describe the assumptions of the Tiebout model.
What is Corporate Finance?
Is the cash flow important? And why?
What is the goal of financial
1.1 What Is Corporate
Corporate Finance addresses the following three questions:
What long-term investments should the firm choose?
Econ 6332: Public Economics
Dr. Rex Pjesky
Class Days/Times/Location or Other Format: Online
Office Location: 106 Killgore
Office Hours: TWTh 8:30-10:45
Office Phone: 806-651-2737
Social Media: Keep up with the latest happenings o
Financial Statements and Cash Flow
Balance Sheet Analysis
When analyzing a balance sheet,
the Finance Manager should be
aware of three concerns:
2. Debt versus equity
3. Value versus cost
(1) how long it takes to c
Analysis and Financial
Common-Size Balance Sheets
Compute all accounts as a percent of total assets
Common-Size Income Statements
Compute all line items as a percent of sales
Module one introduces what corporate finance is and reviews knowledge about
Our textbook mentions three major concerns in corporate finance: capital
budgeting, capital structure and working capital management.
1. Capital bu
INVESTMENTS: FIN 4320/FIN 5320
Professor: Dr. Anne Macy, Gene Edwards Professor of Finance
Class Days/Times/Location or Other Format: Section 1: Monday 9am to 10:50am; Section 70: Web
Office Location: Classroom Center 215C
Office Hours: 11:00am to
November 22 - Weekly Assignment
1. In a situation like this, why is a randomized trial important?
In a situation like this, a randomized trial is important because it offers the most
methodologically rigorous design for studying program effect. Such rando