For students anticipating working on thesis in the area of financial econometrics. Emphasis on research that combines sophisticated statistical and econometric techniques with current ideas and issues in asset pricing finance. Students expected to contribute to discussions and present ongoing research on a regular basis. Prerequisites: Field Examinations in Econometrics and Finance, Economics 901, 902, 903, 905, 908, or 909 concurrently.
Corequisite: Economics 901, 902, 903, 905, 908, or 909 concurrently