MAF907 - Empirical Corporate Finance


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in M820, M900


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour on-campus lecture (recordings provided) each week


The unit aims to provide a thorough examination of empirical evidence in main areas in corporate finance, including topics such as investment policy, capital structure, corporate liquidity, payout policy, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. The unit also covers a selection of econometric methods commonly used in corporate finance research, which will enable students to test corporate finance theories and analyse corporate finance data using various econometric techniques. This unit will provide students with working knowledge of conducting empirical analysis in corporate finance research.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on each of the three assessments to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned finance discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.

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