Financial Markets and Alternative Investments 4. - 8.9.2017

Time and place: September 4-8, 2017, Aalto University School of Business, Aalto University.

Learning goals: This offers a doctoral level introduction to theoretical and empirical research on the financial market inefficiencies, alternative risk premia, and institutional investors' including hedge funds' dynamic investment strategies. As a whole, the course aims to advance the ability of students to develop research ideas of their own and work in the field of alternative investments. The more detailed information will be provided later on.

Instruction and examination: Professor Matti Suominen (Aalto University)

Credits: 6 ECTS

Grading: Written exam and term paper will comprise the final grade. Grading will be on the scale of 0-5.

Target audience: Doctoral students in Finance and related disciplines.

Prerequisites: tba

Admittance: 25 students. Finance PhD students have priority, but the course is also open for KATAJA-, FDPE-, and foreign PhD students with a sufficient background knowledge given that there is space in the course. Applications are sent directly to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and application deadline will be announced later on in the course web pages: http://gsf.aalto.fi/studies.html The acceptances will be announced shortly after the registration deadline.

Course coordinator: Milja Koski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 0403538061. Application instructions will be posted on course web pages.

·         Time and place: September 4-8, 2017, Aalto University School of Business, Aalto University.