An overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Description of practices today and analysis of prospects for the future. Introduction to risk management and behavioral finance principles to understand the functioning of securities, insurance, and banking industries.
Almost 30 hours of lectures.
Exams with answers, quizzes with answer keys and problems with solutions.
This Yale College course, taught on campus twice per week for 75 minutes, was recorded for Open Yale Courses in Spring 2011.
Robert J. Shiller is Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics at Yale University and a Fellow at the International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management. Specializing in behavioral finance and real estate, Professor Shiller has published in Journal of Financial Economics, American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times. His books include Market Volatility, Macro Markets (for which he won TIAA-CREF's Paul A. Samuelson Award), Irrational Exuberance, The New Financial Order: Risk in the Twenty-First Century, and Finance and the Good Society.
ECON 252: FINANCIAL MARKETS (2011) by Robert J. Shiller is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://oyc.yale.edu/economics/econ-252-11.