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derivatives pricing. This sort of job is most commonly found in hedge
funds. The return on this type of position is highly volatile!
A capital quant works on modelling the banks credit exposures and
capital requirements. This is less sexy tha
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Commodities, this is also a big growth area with the general rally in
commodity prices in recent years. This is the area that seems to be holding up best in the current job market.
Hybrids are derivatives that pay off according to be
GRUNDFOS CASE STORY
Grundfos Lifelink projects in Kenya - connecting the
link to sustainable water supply
Are people in the developing world willing and able to
pay for their water? Can water consumption in rural
water projects cover expenses for professi
IS curve
The IS curve shows the relationship
between interest rates generated in
financial markets and the equilibrium
level of income the economy
gravitates toward given these rates.
The IS curve is based on the Keynesian
model of chapter 20
Derivation
Nourhan
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Externality of Demand Curve
Nourhan
Ap Economics
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Externalities of Demand Curve
Every cause has an effect; every action has a reaction. According to the law of demand all other factors
being constant (cetris peribus), when th
Introduction to econometrics (Econ714)
Exercise sheet 2
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Question 1: Matrices.
a) Consider the following vector revenues of a rm observed over four periods stacked
of
5
6
into the a 4 1 vector x =
7 . Further, let i denote a
Introduction to econometrics (Econ714)
Exercise sheet 3
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Problem set 1: Matrices.
a) Please refer to Greenes appendix A.5.3 and A.5.4 and explain in your own words
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why N (X X) yields an interpretation as the variance-covarianc
Introduction to econometrics
Basic statistics and mathematics
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German University in Cairo
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Cairo, 26 February 2014
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GUC
Stats Math
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Stats Math
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Basic mathematics and statistics
B
Introduction to econometrics (Econ101)
Exercise sheet 1
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Question 1: Matrices.
a) Consider the following two linear functions.
y1 = ax1 + b
y2 = ax2 + b
Write this system of equations in matrix form: Y = X with Y =
Let X =
y1
.
Introduction to econometrics
Assumptions about the linear multiple regression
model
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German University in Cairo
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Cairo, 12 March 2014
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Assumptions
GUC
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Assumptions
Estimation
Summary
Appendix
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Introduction to econometrics
Setting up the multiple regression model
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German University in Cairo
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Settin up
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Setup
Summary
Appendix
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Setting up the linear multi
Introduction to econometrics
Least squares and the linear multiple regression model
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Least squares
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LS character
Summary
Appendix
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Introduction to econometrics
Basics of ECON 714
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About econometrics
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Organisatio
Lecture 4
I.
What is a Market?
Market is a mechanism through which buyers
(representing consumer side) and sellers
(representing production side) interact in order to
determine the prices and quantities of
commodities.
Some markets are physical places w
WHAT IS ACCOUNTING?
Accounting is an information and
measurement system that:
Identifies the transactions that occur between
different parties, such as sales and
purchases.
Records the transactions in a chronological
way, measured in dollars and classifie
University of Modern Sciences & Arts (MSA) Dr. Heba Helmy
Calculation of GDP, unemployment and inflation rates ECO-101 Lecture notes 12
PROBLEM SOLVING SESSION CALCULATION OF REAL AND NOMINAL GDP, UNEMPLOYMENT AND INFLATION RATES
SOLVED EXAMPLE 1
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Aggregate demand and aggregate supply/exercise ECO-101 Lecture notes 11
SHIFTS IN THE AGGREGATE DEMAND AND AGGREGATE SUPPLY CURVES SHIFTS IN THE AGGREGATE DEMAND (AD) CURVE AN INCREASE IN AG
University of Modern Sciences & Arts (MSA) Dr. Heba Helmy
Aggregate demand and aggregate supply/exercise ECO-101 Lecture notes 10
AGGREGATE DEMAND AND AGGREGATE SUPPLY
NOWADAYS ECONOMISTS HAVE FOUND OUT THAT AGGREGATE DEMAND AND AGGREGATE SUPPLY A
University of Modern Sciences & Arts (MSA) Dr. Heba Helmy
Objectives of macroeconomic policy ECO-101 Lecture notes 8
ECONOMICS 101 CHAPTER 20 OVERVIEW OF MACROECONOMICS
AS EXPLAINED EARLIER WE SAID THAT MACROECONOMICS IS THE STUDY OF THE BEHAVIOR