Investment Economics Research Topic: Economic Indicators In The Investment Field And Application Of Risk Investment Strategies

Course Arrangement

Enrollment status: Enrolling

Course time: rolling classes

Course method: Zoom remote live teaching

Course schedule: 21 class hours for the main academic tutor + 9 class hours for the academic associate tutor + 6 class hours for the main thesis tutor + 21 class hours for the deputy thesis tutor, lasting 7 weeks

Course Description

Recently, at the annual meeting of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), ISDA announced a survey report on the use of derivatives by the world's top 500 companies. This report shows that 92% of companies use derivatives to effectively manage and hedge their risks. These companies that use derivative products involve 26 countries around the world and belong to various industries. Among these companies that use derivatives, 92% use derivatives to control interest rate risks, 85% use derivatives to control exchange rate risks, and 12% use derivatives to control stock market price risks. It is not difficult to see from this survey report that derivatives have increasingly become an effective tool for companies to control various risks. In addition, the report also revealed from one aspect the fact of the prosperity and development of derivatives and the current status of their widespread application. The financial derivatives market plays an important role in a country's economic development.

Suitable For

High school students and undergraduate students who are interested in economic theory, principles of derivatives financial markets, quantitative trading and risk hedging, etc.

Students majoring in economics, finance, financial engineering, business analysis and other majors, as well as students who want to work in capital markets, risk management, financial institutions and other fields in the future

Students with basic knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, and statistics are preferred

Professor Introduction

Professor of Economics, Duke University

Ronald Leven

Visiting Professor of Economics, New York University

Visiting Professor, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Renowned international economist and global consultant

Served as executive director of Morgan Stanley for many years

Senior Proposal Manager at Thompson Reuters, an international authoritative research institution

Served as Vice President of JP Morgan Asia Pacific Region

Served as Senior Vice President of Lehman Brothers Asia Pacific Region

TA Introduction

Education background

Master’s/PhD background from TOP30 prestigious universities at home and abroad, over 40% of the team’s PhD students are

Professional and excellent

Have experience in publishing papers in relevant professional fields


Excellent academic performance & fluent in English, with many years of experience as a teaching assistant

teaching orientation

Seamlessly connect professor topics and participate in teaching and delivery throughout the process

Program Advantages

Complete course hours that meet the academic program requirements of colleges and universities

A complete scientific research project under the personal guidance of the professor

A true and valid recommendation letter personally issued by the professor

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