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(ECON 252) Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their productive ventures and managing the economic risks they take on. The workings of these institutions are important to comprehend if we are to predict their actions today and their evolution in the coming information age. The course strives to offer understanding of the theory of finance and its relation to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, and other derivatives markets, and the future of these institutions over the next century.

This course was recorded in Spring 2008.

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    • 4.3, 49 Ratings

(ECON 252) Financial institutions are a pillar of civilized society, supporting people in their productive ventures and managing the economic risks they take on. The workings of these institutions are important to comprehend if we are to predict their actions today and their evolution in the coming information age. The course strives to offer understanding of the theory of finance and its relation to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, and other derivatives markets, and the future of these institutions over the next century.

This course was recorded in Spring 2008.

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

Sa1inay ,

Excellent Lecture

This is an excellent lecture series taught in a very understandable way with many star guest lecturers give in the middle of the subprime crisis.

Auknuckles ,

Ahh and umm are not useful

Very educational and the Prof obviously is up to date for the time the lectures are given. I find his speech patterns so bothersome I cannot listen further.

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