Financial statistics (2021/2022)

Course code
4S00489
Credits
9
Academic sector
SECS-S/03 - STATISTICA ECONOMICA

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to introduce students to the modern econometric and time series tools for analyzing and modeling financial returns and volatility. The course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the statistical and computational skills needed for the identification, estimation and test of stochastic processes used by the financial operators to manage risk and develop investment strategies. At the end of the course, students will be able to critically compare the price dynamic of different assets and to estimate the parameters of the stochastic processes that captures the main stylized facts observed in the financial markets.