Lecture 1 - Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society

author: Robert J. Shiller, Department of Economics, Yale University
recorded by: Yale University
published: Oct. 7, 2009,   recorded: March 2008,   views: 4319
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Professor Shiller provides a description of the course, Financial Markets, including administrative details and the topics to be discussed in each lecture. He briefly discusses the importance of studying finance and each key topic. Lecture topics will include: behavioral finance, financial technology, financial instruments, commercial banking, investment banking, financial markets and institutions, real estate, regulation, monetary policy, and democratization of finance.

Reading assignment:

Fabozzi et al. Foundations of Financial Markets and Institutions, chapter 1 (pp. 1-11) and 2
Robert Shiller, Irrational Exuberance, Prefaces and chapter 1

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