01:640:485 - Introduction to Mathematical Finance
General Information (Catalog listing)
Study of the mathematical theory and financial concepts used to model and analyze financial derivatives. Topics include martingales, Brownian motion, and stochastic differentials, with applications to discrete and continuous time stochastic models of asset prices, option pricing, the Black-Scholes pricing model, and hedging.
- Linear algebra(01:640:250)
- Differential Equations (01:640:244, 252, or 292)
- Probability (01:640:477, 01:960:381, or 14:332:226)
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Intro Math Finance (01: 640: 485, Fall 2017 )
Schedule of Sections
- Fall 2008. Prof. Rodriguez
- Ran as Math 495 prior to Fall 2008
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