Duke University
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Deep Dive
Duke University

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Deep Dive

This course is part of Decentralized Finance (DeFi): The Future of Finance Specialization

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Cam Harvey

Instructor: Cam Harvey

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7 hours (approximately)
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  • Mechanics of credit and lending protocols; Decentralized exchange implementations; Derivatives and tokenization protocols.

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There are 4 modules in this course

We begin module one with the mechanics of MakerDAO stablecoin called DAI and introduce the idea of collateralized debt obligations. The module also includes a detailed examination of both Compound and Aave.

What's included

9 videos1 reading1 quiz

The second module explores the mechanics of Uniswap v2 and v3. A generalization of the two asset Automated Market Maker introduced by Balancer is also studied. The module ends with a discussion of rehypothecation as well as Total Locked Value.

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6 videos1 quiz

The third model features leading derivatives protocols. The mechanics of fixed rate lending and borrowing is presented with the Yield Protocol. The mechanics of dYdX and Synthetix are also explored.

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8 videos1 quiz

The final module focuses on tokenization and features the Set Protocol. Set provides a way to combine portfolios much like an ETF holds many traditional stocks. The Sets can be active or passive. The module ends with a discussion of the use in DeFi of both wrapped bitcoin and wrapped ethereum.

What's included

2 videos1 quiz

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4.9 (62 ratings)
Cam Harvey
Duke University
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