Syllabus

Title
1464 Corporate Finance
Instructors
Univ.Prof. Dr. Christian Laux
Contact details
Type
PI
Weekly hours
2
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/01/22 to 09/30/22
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Doctoral/PhD Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 10/13/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 10/20/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 11/03/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 11/10/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 11/17/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 11/24/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 12/01/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019
Thursday 12/15/22 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.019

Contents

Liquidity and risk management

Corporate financing under asymmetric information

Accounting and information disclosure

Liquidity demand and bank runs

Fundamental determinants of corporate financing decisions

Outside financing constraints

Learning outcomes

This course deals with the financing of the corporation and in particular with the determinants of corporate capital structure choice. The purpose of this course is to acquaint you with the relevant theories in this field. A main objective is to provide you with the knowledge to assess the latest research and to be able to formalize corporate finance problems of your own. A special focus will be a contract theoretic approach to corporate finance.

Attendance requirements

Attendance is mandatory.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Taught course, including discussions of exercises. The course will be based on the book “TheTheory of Corporate Finance” by Jean Tirole (Princeton University Press, 2006).

Assessment

Grading is based on (i) classroom participation (20%), (ii) homework exercises (30%), and (iii) exam or paper presentation (50%)

Availability of lecturer(s)

Other

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Last edited: 2022-03-15



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