Yale University

Financial Markets

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Robert Shiller

Instructor: Robert Shiller

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33 hours to complete
3 weeks at 11 hours a week
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There are 7 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! In this opening module, you will learn the basics of financial markets, insurance, and CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model). This module serves as the foundation of this course.

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23 videos1 reading5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this next module, dive into some details of behavioral finance, forecasting, pricing, debt, and inflation.

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17 videos4 quizzes

Stocks, bonds, dividends, shares, market caps; what are these? Who needs them? Why? Module 3 explores these concepts, along with corporation basics and some basic financial markets history.

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18 videos3 quizzes

Take a look into the recent past, exploring recessions, bubbles, the mortgage crisis, and regulation.

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22 videos3 quizzes1 peer review

Options and bond markets are explored in module 5, important components of financial markets.

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16 videos3 quizzes

In module 6, Professor Shiller introduces investment banking, underwriting processes, brokers, dealers, exchanges, and new innovations in financial markets.

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19 videos4 quizzes

Professor Shiller's final module includes lectures about nonprofits and corporations, and your career in finance.

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15 videos3 quizzes


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