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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Financial Markets by Yale University

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About the Course

An overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Emphasis on financially-savvy leadership skills. Description of practices today and analysis of prospects for the future. Introduction to risk management and behavioral finance principles to understand the real-world functioning of securities, insurance, and banking industries. The ultimate goal of this course is using such industries effectively and towards a better society....

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Aug 19, 2020

Curso perfeito em todos os aspectos, me introduziu ao mercado financeiro e me fez querer escolher essa área para atuar. Robert Shiller merece o posto de maiores economistas que temos, pessoa incrível.

May 9, 2020

This course is so useful to know about finance in depth it gives more examples about the finance . It help to make more decision in finance market. It also motivate students to attract towards finance

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By Sayantan D

Jun 18, 2019

A very good course for people who want an overview of the tools that finance and financial engineering can provide, even for those who are not necessarily pursuing a career in finance

By Vansh C

Sep 28, 2020

A supeb course which I have gone through. Professor was seriously good and helped me learning and course. Thank you so much coursera for bringing The Yale University course down here

By Camila A B

Aug 28, 2020

Dear professor, this course enriched your knowledge not only about finance, but about everything that involves the financial market. Thank you for your time, teaching and dedication.

By Abhinav T

Jun 27, 2020

Excellent Course. It helped me to understand the meaning and purpose of financial market in a phenomenal manner. Thanks to Dr. Robert J Shiller :-)

I had a great learning experience.

By Michael C

Jun 2, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed the course and have more of an appreciation for the workings of the financial markets. Well presented by Professor Robert Shiller in an easy to listen to lectures.

By Asha S

Oct 13, 2018

It is very help to very student to attain this course mainly because we can develop our skillS and learning power time management and we can learn financial markets details properly

By Dianne H

Aug 20, 2017

Excellent introduction to financial markets by an esteemed professor. Concepts are very well explained and accessible, illustrated by interesting stories and historical perspectives.

By Maribel A V

Dec 15, 2020

I enjoyed taking this course ! it was a challenge since I had no financial background , I do suggest spending the time reading the study materials and do some independent research .

By Santiago V G

Aug 27, 2020

This course and Professor Rober Shiller are the best, I learned too many things about the financial market, once again, the course and the teacher were spectacular, 100% recommended


Jun 22, 2020

Professor was very insightful and easy to follow. The salon discussions were very helpful too! I might look into buying certificate. I really enjoyed this course. Thank you so much!

By Himanshu G

Aug 4, 2020

A phenomenal course covering all the aspects of financial education and that too by a noble laureate. The engagement level and teaching style are also great. Everyone should do it.


Jun 18, 2020

A very interesting course, designed for someone who wants to learn the basics of Financial markets. The Professor is a Nobel Laureate and engages with a fluid teaching methodology.

By Micol S

Jun 4, 2020

This course is amazing! Very useful and professor Shiller is very engaging, I am so glad I had the opportunity to attend and complete the Financial Markets course here on Coursera.


May 24, 2020

I loved this class! I think the professor's ideological values about finance helped to make this more interesting as well as worth while. I am extremely happy I took this course.

By Luis P M

Apr 27, 2020

I learned technical terms f unknown fields. I strongly recommend this course not only for new people in finance but also If you are from another field. Professor Shiller is great!!

By Federico L B

Jan 29, 2020

It's been a very useful course! It teaches you the very basic concepts of finance while enhancing your understanding of people behaviors when it come to invest. Really recommended.

By Victor N

Dec 10, 2019

This course was everything I needed to dig deeper in the finance world.

It is very didactic and interesting.

Robert Schiller explaining things makes you want to search more about it.

By Rahul C

Jan 19, 2019

Amazing course. Introduced a lot of learning components and changed my perspective towards a lot of financial tools and services! A big thank you to professor Shiller and Coursera!

By Fabio I

Sep 4, 2018

I fell in love with the way Professor Schiller takes you through this Course. Although many concepts were not new to me, I preferred his lectures to music in my early morning runs.


Jan 18, 2021

its our privilege to have a professor like Shiller. the explanation and the content is very well curated. and its awesome experience, the journey with the course and dynamic prof.

By Damilare A

Jan 12, 2021

This course is very essential for new and existing players in the financial market.

I must say I enjoyed every bit of the program.

Thank you, Yale University for this opportunity.

By Ashwamegha P

Nov 21, 2020

A comprehensive blend of various financial aspects be it risk management, commodity trading, banking, behavioural economics, etc. Loved the course. Very informative and enriching.

By Макаров А И

Aug 2, 2020

This course was really amazing. When i started it, i was thinking it will be about making money. But it's more interesting, more complicated. I'am really glad to pass this course.

By Ivan S

May 13, 2020

This course offers a great opportunity to learn the information regarding how do the financial markets work, proliferate, and thrive. Recommend it to anyone interested in finance.

By Roberto S

Apr 30, 2020

A very interesting course, I learned a lot about a subject I was interested in... I just wished I had a stronger preparation in maths and economics, but I think I'll work on this!