Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020


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STAT 486 001 (CRN: 21684)


Department: Statistics
Instructor: Dobelman, John
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: STAT 310 OR ECON 307 OR STAT 315 OR DSCI 301 OR ECON 382 OR STAT 312
Section Max Enrollment: 57
Section Enrolled: 24
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 57
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 30
Enrollment data as of: 22-MAY-2024 9:14PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
Description: This course takes the classical efficient market models and superimposes upon it models for other stochastic phenomena not generally accounted for in efficient market theory, showing how risk is lessened by portfolios and other mechanisms. This undergraduate course uses computer simulations as an alternative to closed form solutions. Cross-list: STAT 686. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 486 if student has credit for STAT 686.