AREC 487 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Study of the mechanics and economic functions of commodity futures and options derivative markets. Topics include the theory and practice of hedging, price formation and issues unique to commodities. Emphasis on concepts and analysis to evaluate derivative markets; use of derivatives to manage market risk in agribusiness, forestry and other resource businesses. Prerequisite: AREC 200, AREC 365, ECON 281, or FIN 301.

Winter Term 2022

Lectures

LECTURE B1 (75883)
Capacity: 35
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 13:00 - 13:50 (TBD)

Primary Instructor: Philippe Marcoul