BI Norwegian Business School
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bogdan Stacescu has an MA in Economics from the Central European University and a PhD in Finance from the University of Zurich. He is an associate professor at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, where he is teaching courses in Corporate Finance. He has also been a visiting fellow at Harvard University and has taught courses at Toulouse Business School (the Barcelona campus) and the Graduate School of Management in St Petersburg.
– Corporate finance;
He has written papers on the link between dividends and earnings, the link between dividend signaling and investment opportunities, agency conflicts within the firm. In the area of banking, he has been working on information sharing via credit bureaus and incentives to collect information, the ownership of credit bureaus, and the link between the use of collateral, screening and information-sharing arrangements.
Aims of the course
The course builds on introductory corporate finance courses and provides a more in-depth treatment of several more advanced topics. The main topics covered are basic portfolio choice and asset pricing models, derivatives and the investment and financing decisions of the firm. The aim is to provide students with a good understanding of investment choices, the cost of capital, risk management strategies and the effect of financing on the value of the firm.
On completion of this course successful students will be able to: