Market Microstructure

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Market Microstructure

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    Market microstructure analyses how stocks are traded and prices determined. At a deeper level this is an expression of how traders learn and reveal information about the companies they are trading, and this in turn determines how capital is allocated in the economy.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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