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OFIN 3090A - Financial Institutions: challenges ahead

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

Motivation: a) The purpose of this course is to offer students contemplating a job in the financial services industry or in a financial supervisory authority both a high level view of the economic forces that are currently shaping the financial system, and an understanding of how it fits into the global picture of the economy; b) Our aim is to to deliver clear ideas regarding two key questions: Where does the current financial system come from? Where is it heading? To do so, we analyze the consequences of the broad economic forces at play on the strategic decisions by the main players in the industry.


  • LEVY-GARBOUA, Vivien (Consultant)
  • PLANTIN, Guillaume (Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po)

Course validation

It combines three components : a participation grade, the final exam grade, and a group presentation grade whose practical details will depend on enrollment.