Portfolio Choice Theory and Portfolio Evaluation

7.5 credits

This course covers how investors should compose portfolios of risky assets and increase student´s knowledge about how prices are determined in the financial market. The course includes the capital asset pricing model and covers price setting models of options and bonds. The course will end with a discussion of efficiency in the financial markets.


Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.

Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.

Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.