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FIN 872 Continuous-Time Asset Pricing
  1.5 hours Elective Terms Offered: W15(B), W16(B)
  Advisory Prerequisites: Doctoral standing 
  Continuous-Time Asset Pricing --- This is an introduction to continuous-time finance for second Ph.D students. The course begins with a description of continuous-time stochastic processes. It then reviews the derivations of some classic asset-pricing models, including Meron's Intertemporal CAPM and the Black-Scholes formula. The class concludes by discussing general no-arbitrage results and some bon-pricing models.