Background and evolution of hedge funds, their structure, and various investment strategies. An analysis of why hedge funds have become the most prolific investment vehicles in the world, and why they have become the key customer base to investment banks. There will be a range of guest lecturers from the hedge fund world that will provide a bird's-eye view into the industry. Prerequisite: Economics 372.
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Prerequisite: Economics 372 or graduate student standing