Econ 184 - Winter Quarter Economics Seminar

Institutional Investment Management: Theory and Practice (Econ 184) is a winter quarter seminar taught by Rob Wallace, Chief Investment Officer of Stanford's endowment, and senior investment staff.  


Students in Econ 184 will learn the economic theory behind Stanford's investment program and develop a practical framework for assessing asset allocation and active management solutions in the real world.  Students will have the opportunity to learn from world-class investment managers spanning public equity, private equity, absolute return, and real assets.  


Econ 184 will be a fast-paced, demanding, and highly interactive seminar class offered to a maximum of 20 undergraduate students, selected by application.  Students must have completed, or be simultaneously enrolled in, Econ 50 and Econ 102A to be eligible.  


The course will meet on Monday afternoons in winter quarter from 1:30p to 4:20p at Stanford Management Company's office in the Graduate School of Business.  A discussion section will be held on Friday afternoons from 1:30p to 2:40p.  


Interested students should submit a statement of up to one page describing why they are interested in taking the course and an unofficial transcript to by December 19, 2018. 

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