Advanced Empirical Finance: Topics and Data Science - Øko

Course provider

Københavns Universitet


  • Copenhagen


This course considers challenges in the empirical analysis of a range of topics in advanced finance. The course relates to the finance course on “Corporate Finance and Incentives”, the volatility modeling course “Financial Econometrics A” and to the financial econometrics content of “Advanced Macro and Financial Econometrics”.

The course puts a great amount of emphasis on the practical implementation of financial econometric methods. In terms of data, which is core to empirical finance, we discuss in detail how to obtain and use historical stock price and company information as well as high-frequency intra-day data and other types of “vast data” sets in relation to risk analysis and risk management. This includes an introduction to data science applications such as data visualization and optimization techniques, as well as practical handling of large datasets.

Københavns Universitet

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Course provider

Københavns Universitet


  • Copenhagen

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Contact the study administration
Tel.:35 33 35 33

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Nov. 21, 2023

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Kursusstart: Forår 2023

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