Why do firms pay dividends?

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Yale University
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Behavioral Finance, Financial Markets, Finance, Behavioral Economics

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Aug 28, 2017

Great introductory course. Prof. Schiller's enthusiasm and style make it a pleasure to watch. Also the TA's and the group discussions interspersed in the course make it a very personable experience.

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Mar 21, 2018

Basic 360 degree course on financial markets, recommended even for experienced financial professionals as Prof. Shiller could give you a different perspective on how modern financial economies work.

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Module 3
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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  • Robert Shiller

    Robert Shiller

    Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University

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