Welcome to the Financial Economics course 2018.

This course is presented by Nico Katzke at Stellenbosch University to the postgraduate Economics group.

For more information contact me at: nfkatzke@gmail.com

I hope you enjoy the course and find it useful


  • This course is intended to provide you with a broad introduction to the field of financial economics.

  • Particularly, it should serve as an introduction to finanial terms and constructs - discussing topics relevant to economists.

  • This includes:

    • Core financial theory

    • Discussions of broad asset classes

    • Constructing portfolios

    • Interpretation and dissemination of financial news



  • Nico Katzke (MComm, cum laude; prospective Phd: Quantitative Finance): Senior Quantitative Analyst, Prescient Securities; Part-Time Lecturer, Stellenbosch University.

  • Github

Course Outline

Find the Course Outline here


Nico Katzke

Email: nfkatzke@gmail.com

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