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Summer 2018

All courses on this list are open to Alumni. Community members are eligible to take the courses listed below that are offered on the campus nearest to them. For information about eligibility, please visit our Community Audit page.

The following is a guide to Tufts University Summer Session undergraduate and graduate course numbers:

  • 0001 - 0099: undergraduate credit only
  • 0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
  • 0200 & Up: strictly graduate


  • Some course descriptions contain Tufts University information pertaining to fall and spring offerings of the same course. Where possible, summer specific information has been provided.
  • Pre-requisite and prior study/learning recommendations are indicated in course descriptions. Students who do not attend Tufts in the fall or spring terms should pay attention to these indications when making course selections. If you have questions, contact the instructor or sponsoring department.

This schedule is subject to change.

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Title:   Financial Economics      

Course Number:      EC 0150A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: Braker Hall 113

Course Description:

Application of economic theory and statistics to the analyses of corporate investment and financing decisions and the equilibrium prices of financial instruments. Topics include the time value of money, structure of interest rates, evaluation of investment projects, the advantage of portfolio diversification, asset pricing models, corporate capital structure, dividend policy and the valuation of options and futures. Prerequisites for this course include a course in Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (similar to EC 0001) and a course in Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (similar to EC 0012).  A course in Quantitative Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory can substitute for Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory.  

Instructor: Edward Kutsoati           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 to Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Day(s): MTW           Times: 1:30-3:45 PM                     
Status: Open


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