Jul 16, 2017
An intellectually engaging course opening a debate about how we think about markets and how we should tackle the current challenges. Accessible to non-economists. I warmly recommend it to everyone.
May 28, 2020
The "Economics of Money and Banking" course provided an inspiring look on the modern international finance system. Definitely, recommending it for both newcomers and already experienced students.
By AKSHAI R•
Jun 3, 2020
I can't stress how good this course was in all areas. His non conventional ways were always interesting and the avenues that he presented are really exciting way beyond comprehension. This course is suitable for those who want to know the basics of economics from a real working world perspective. To be honest, I am going to miss his class.
By Vina S N•
Sep 1, 2020
It was my first time taking a course on coursera. To be honest I am a little scared if I can not understand how to use this platform or app or I can not understand this course. But this application is easy to understand, also Professor Merhling is very good at explaining about the topics presented. I am happy to enroll for this course.
By OWAIS S•
Oct 1, 2020
THIS COURSE WAS MORE OF A JOURNEY INTO THE REAL WORLD OF MONEY AND BANKING. I HAD NEVER THOUGHT OR IMAGINED OF LEARNING THIS FIELD JUST USING A BALANCE SHEET. I THINK THIS METHOD OF TEACHING IS SOMETHING I OR MY FRIENDS HAD NEVER WITNESSED BEFORE.
I AM REALLY GRATEFUL TO PROFESSOR MEHRLING FOR HIS AMAZING AND AMIABLE TEACHING SKILLS.
By Benjamin F•
Aug 19, 2018
Really good, but because English is not my mother tongue I will maybe go trough the course a second time. The second half of the course is more demanding, but nonetheless interesting. To be honest I did not read all the articles by due time, some of them are quite long. This is the best course I finished so far on coursera.
By Vinay R P•
Jul 15, 2017
Learned a lot from this course. Contains detailed information on Money and Banking .
Best part was when Prof Perry G Mehrling talks at the beginning of the course about relationship between the subject and analysis of Financial Times.
Having completed the course, I am able to understand the depth of challenge he threw.
By Bojie S•
Jan 7, 2017
The content and idea provided in the course are simply amazing! The best ever I had on Coursera and I really appreciate all the research effort made by Professor Perry Mehrling. Hope many more people using Coursera could have a look at the innovative ideas explained by Professor Mehrling in money market and finance.
By Jennifer H•
Jan 7, 2020
I am very lucky to find this course as my PhD thesis is about "the Banking evolution and bank performance". I looked for relevant literature to understand the phenomenon of Banking evolution and this course is exactly what I needed. Thank you very much! I am the one holding the minority view as well.
By Nabilah N•
Aug 26, 2017
A great way to revise a course that I did during my undergraduate. Especially because I have always found financial economics boring or hard to understand but Mr. Mehrling's lectures and reading materials are great resources to make it a fascinating subject to re-learn and finally understand.
By Tay M•
Jan 4, 2021
As a student that took A levels economics, this course gave me significantly more exposure to the world economics. I might not pursue a career in economics, but I understand a little more about the world banking system compared to before. This will serve useful for me in the future for sure.
By Sebastian S•
Apr 3, 2017
Excellent course, excellent professor, extremely interestig topics, presented in an understandable manner. the only little con might be that the assignments are not appropriate (too easy). This course is a teaser and a perfect starting point for any substantial engagement in modern finance
By Giovanni B•
Mar 8, 2020
The most insightful economics class I've ever taken. After completion, I'm gonna join the Young Scholars Initiative of INET in order to further develop "my money view" and, hopefully, one day contribute to this thinking with new ideas. Thank You Professor Mehrling! And thank you Coursera.
By Hp F•
Mar 28, 2020
Being a central banker, I liked this course a lot - it showed me many new aspects of our role, not just in the area where I am working in (which is Treasury). I also liked many of the suggested readings a lot, especially those on the history and development of monetary policy.
By Spencer H•
Oct 9, 2020
A thorough walk through the money and banking system. Accountants beware, use of T-accounts in this course are sometimes truncated and counter intuitive. Would have liked more depth on cdo, cds, rmbs, etc... Mr. Mehrling is consistent, forthright, and suitable engaging.
By Carlos A D J•
Apr 23, 2017
I indeed appreciated this course! Now I can build a general view for both money and capital markets in an evolutionary and in a global perspective. I am able to understand and talk about all the players, their funtions and perspectives in the macroeconomic environment.
By Addison L•
Dec 10, 2018
Fascinating course that has well-explained in depth information about viewing the financial and economic landscape from the "Money View" and studying the evolution of banks, hierarchy between money and credit, liquidity vs solvency, the survival constraint, and more.
By Marek D•
Jul 28, 2017
Superb course. I work for an investment bank. I couldn't find single resource to understand broad picture of financial markets until I found this course. I recommend it to everyone, not only people working in finance but everyone who wants to understand modern world.
By Renan G M•
Sep 25, 2020
Curso que fornece uma visão geral do que é realmente o dinheiro e como o sistema financeiro funciona (principalmente os bancos centrais e os dealers). Entretanto, para aqueles que pensam em se inscrever, tem que realmente gostar do assunto e estudar com paciência.
By Herve Y•
May 19, 2018
Thank you professor Mehring for this great course. Understanding Economics under the lens of Money is not very taught. This course gives us a starting framework analyze money impacts on Economics, based on number of years of experience and studies. Thanks so much!
By Teresa L A G•
Feb 4, 2022
Excelente curso, los contenidos son adecuados y muy bien explicados. La conexión realizada por el profesor de la teoria con la realidad me parece muy acertada y necesaria. Sin duda este curso será de gran apoyo en la elaboración de futuros trabajos académicos.
By Varun C•
Sep 19, 2020
It is a very informative course, dealing with the evolution of bank and the mechanism at which they worked in different phases. I would recommend people to take the course if they are interested in knowing more about finance and economics in money and banking.
By Carlos H•
Dec 2, 2016
This is one the best curses that I ever taken, it is a wonderful oportunitie to understand the money view, and how the monetary system realy works, with very preciseness and accuracy lessons, if you take this course, you are going to learn amazing knowledge.
By Sheraz K•
Feb 5, 2019
Simply the best. A well constructed course with some excellent reading material. Professor Mehrling was excellent. Thank you Professor, Columbia University and Coursera for making this wonderful course available to thousands of students all over the world.
By Ryan C•
Oct 21, 2019
Professor Mehrling is outstanding. Such a well structured and cogent explanation of the plumbing and funding markets that too many market commentators do not wholly understand. He has started me down a path of further exploring these concepts. Thank you!
By Iulia A P•
Nov 3, 2017
I'm grateful that I had the chance and inspiration to take this course online (even if only the free version of it) because it was one of the most fascinating presentation of original thinking I ever witnessed. Intellectual, convincing and inspiring.
By Maggie Y W•
Nov 15, 2020
Definitely one of the best online classes I've ever taken. Thank you so much Coursera and Columbia U and Professor Mehrling. This class completely changed my view on banking and money. It's particularly important to learn in a strange time like now.