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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Financial Crises

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 82 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Introduction to Week 1 - Financial Crises4m
Asian Financial Crisis - The Contributing Factors6m
Asian Financial Crisis - The Outcome5m
Global Financial Crisis - The American Dream6m
Global Financial Crisis - Securitization of Mortgages5m
Global Financial Crisis - The Crises Erupts5m
Global financial crisis - The Crisis Continues6m
Bank Balance Sheets6m
Mechanisms of Mortgage Securitization9m
Mechanisms Behind Contagion Channels10m
Basel III - Liquidity Regulation and Leverage Ratios11m
4 readings
Meet the instructor3m
How the course works5m
Week 1 Resources10m
Week 1 - Wrap up5m
3 practice exercises
Global financial crisis12m
Financial mechanisms10m
Week 1 - Asian and global financial crises15m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Post-crisis regulations

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 67 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
Great Depression: Stock Market Crash3m
Great Depression: Banking Crisis4m
New Deal: Emergency Measures2m
New Deal: Commercial Bank Structures6m
New Deal: Federal Reserve System4m
Regulation Q and Shadow Banking8m
Two Main Modes of the Financial System6m
Capital Regulation8m
Risk-weighted Assets7m
The Bretton Woods Agreement4m
The Bretton Woods Design Flaw5m
3 readings
Week 2 Resources10m
Week 2 - Wrap up10m
Honors lessons10m
4 practice exercises
Great Depression and New Deal2m
Financial Systems2m
Week 2 - Post-crisis regulations and financial systems15m
Honors - Bretton Woods14m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Fintech regulation in emerging markets

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 86 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
How Regulation in Emerging Markets Differ7m
Fintech regulation in the US - Responsible innovation5m
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)5m
Initial Coin Offering Regulation4m
Smart Contracts and Law7m
Fintech Regulation in China: Market for Cryptocurrencies5m
Fintech Regulation in China: ICOs and P2P Lending5m
Fintech in China: Interview with Michael Wong13m
Fintech Regulation in Brazil6m
Fintech Regulation in South Africa5m
Fintech in South Africa: Interview with Arif Ismail15m
3 readings
My guests this week10m
Week 3 Resources20m
Week 3 - Wrap up10m
3 practice exercises
Fintech Regulation in the US10m
Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets10m
Week 3 - Fintech regulation and emerging markets10m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Rise in Fintech Companies

4 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 105 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
13 videos
Peer-to-Peer Lending3m
Peer-to-Peer Models4m
Remittances5m
Zoona: Expanding Financial Services in Africa15m
Payment Services - Yoco7m
Blockchain and Banks - Naomi Snyman9m
Blockchain and Banks - Stuart van der Veen and Aatish Ramkaran7m
ICOs, Blockchain and Banks - Farzam Ehsani9m
Fintech for Financial Freedom - StokFella13m
Fintech for Impact - The SunExchange6m
Impact Investing - Aunnie Patton Power14m
Course conclusion2m
2 readings
My guests this week10m
Week 4 Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Peer-to-peer lending and remittances4m
Payments and Impact30m

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