Cousera is offering a free online class titled "Financial Markets" hosted by Robert Shiller starting Oct. 5. Robert Shiller is a highly recognized Nobel Laureate economist and a professor at Yale's School of Management.
The course is broken down into eight weeks with video lectures:
Basic Principles of Finance and Risk Management
- Introduction and portfolio diversification and supporting financial institutions
Efficient Markets versus Behavioral Finance
Debt versus Equity
- Debt theory
Real Estate, Regulation and Enterprise
Forward Futures and Options Markets
Critical Elements of the Financial Infrastructure
- Investment banks
Finance and the Broader Public Purpose
To learn more about Robert Shiller, see his New York Times bestseller " Irrational Exuberance " or his other book " Finance and the Good Society. " You can register for the course here .
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