BU.231.710 - Financial Institutions
The financial service industry plays a significant role in the economy and it continues to undergo dramatic changes. Financial institutions (FIs) perform the essential function of channeling funds from savers to users of funds. Financial intermediation is subject to a significant risk as the recent financial crisis vividly illustrated. The risk management of FIs is crucial not only in maximizing shareholders’ value, but also in ensuring the stability of the whole financial system. In this course, we focus on the measurement and management of fundamental risks of banks (depository institutions).