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Public and Non-Profit Finance

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: Public and Non-Profit Finance   Lecture Summary: As an introduction to public and nonprofit finance, Professor Shiller reflects on the remarkable financial structures that we have in support of public causes, making possible the achievement of higher goals that transcend individual satisfaction of needs. He gives […]

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Finance- Technology

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: Technology and Invention in Finance   Lecture Summary: In the beginning of the lecture, Professor Shiller reviews the probability theory concepts from the last class and extends these concepts by the central limit theorem. Afterwards, he turns his attention toward the role of financial technology and […]

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Portfolio Diversification

    School: Yale University Lecture Title: Portfolio Diversification Lecture Summary: In this lecture, Professor Shiller introduces mean-variance portfolio analysis, as originally outlined by Harry Markowitz, and the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) that has been the cornerstone of modern financial theory. Professor Shiller commences with the history of the first publicly traded company, The […]

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Risk and Financial Crises

      School: Yale University   Lecture Title: Risk and Financial Crises   Lecture Summary: Professor Shiller introduces basic concepts from probability theory and embeds these concepts into the concrete context of financial crises, with examples from the financial crisis from 2007-2008. Subsequent to a historical narrative of the financial crisis from 2007-2008, he […]

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