Wharton’s PhD program in Finance provides students with a solid foundation in the theoretical and empirical tools of modern finance, drawing heavily on the discipline of economics. The department prepares students for careers in research and teaching at the world’s leading academic institutions, focusing on Asset Pricing and Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Institutions and Macroeconomics. Fall: ECON 681, Microeconomic Theory [This course can be substituted with ECON 701 for students who wish to study microeconomic theory at a deeper level. Prior approval from the PhD Coordinator is required.] FNCE 911 Financial Economics FNCE 928 Methods In Finance Theory ECON 705 Econometrics I (Fundamentals) or STAT 520 Applied Economics I Students must pass with a grade of B or better, ECON 898, FNCE 911, ECON 705, FNCE 928 Spring: FNCE 912 Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions FNCE 921 Introduction to Empirical Methods in Finance, FNCE 924 Intertemporal Macroeconomics and Finance ECON 706 Econometrics II (Methods) or STAT 521 Applied Economics, Finance Preliminary Exam in early summer.
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