FIN539 Research Seminar in Finance
Spring 2019Autumn 2019
The purpose of this course is to enhance the students ability to understand and actively take part in research seminars in the forefront of knowledge on a variety of topics in their field. To accomplish this, the course builds on the papers presented at the weekly seminars at the department of finance. All regular seminars, excluding job market seminar by applicants to positions at NHH, between August and June are included.
Before each seminar, one PhD student presents the upcoming seminar-paper and his/her comments. All students subsequently discuss his/her presentation and comments as well as the seminar-paper itself. Alt least one faculty member with research interests similar to the seminar-paper is present to facilitate and contribute to the discussion. Different faculty members will therefore be present at different pre-seminars.
After taking this course, the candidate...
- is in the forefront of knowledge within his/her academic field
- can understand and actively take part in research seminars, which presents current research in his/her field
- can challenge established knowledge and practice in his/her field
- can participate in debates in the field in international forums
Participation in department seminars and pre-semionars.
Requirements for course approval
At least 80% attendance at department seminars and pre-seminars.
Participation in class and the written reviews (slides) of the presented papers count equally.
- ECTS Credits
Autumn. Offered autumn 2019.
Organised by the PhD-ccordinator, currently professor Svein-Arne Persson, Department of Finance, NHH.