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  • 1:16:09 15. Uncertainty And The Rational Expectations Hypothesis

    15. Uncertainty And The Rational Expectations Hypothesis

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    Financial Theory (ECON 251) According to the rational expectations hypothesis, traders know the probabilities of future events, and value uncertain future pa...

  • 1:13:16 5. Insurance, The Archetypal Risk Management Institution, Its Opportunities And Vulnerabilities

    5. Insurance, The Archetypal Risk Management Institution, Its Opportunities And Vulnerabilities

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) In the beginning of the lecture, Professor Shiller talks about risk pooling as the fundamental concept of insurance, foll...

  • 1:12:39 19.  Brokerage, ECNs, Etc.

    19. Brokerage, ECNs, Etc.

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) The exchanges in which stocks and other securities are traded serve an important function in finance. They bring together people...

  • 1:11:36 13. Banking: Successes And Failures

    13. Banking: Successes And Failures

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Banks, which were first created in primitive form by goldsmiths hundreds of years ago, have evolved into central economic instit...

  • 1:13:25 20. Professional Money Managers And Their Influence

    20. Professional Money Managers And Their Influence

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) Professor Shiller argues that institutional investors are fundamentally important to our economy and our society. Followi...

  • 42:23 15. Guest Lecture By Carl Icahn

    15. Guest Lecture By Carl Icahn

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Mr. Carl Icahn, a prominent activist investor in corporate America, talks about his career and how he became interested in finan...

  • 1:15:12 5. Insurance: The Archetypal Risk Management Institution

    5. Insurance: The Archetypal Risk Management Institution

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Insurance provides significant risk management to a broad public, and is an essential tool for promoting human welfare. By pooli...

  • 1:10:17 16. The Evolution And Perfection Of Monetary Policy

    16. The Evolution And Perfection Of Monetary Policy

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Central Banks, originally created as bankers' banks, implement monetary policy using their leverage over the supply of money and...

  • 1:07:21 24. Making It Work For Real People  The Democratization Of Finance

    24. Making It Work For Real People The Democratization Of Finance

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    Financial Markets ECON 252 Professor Shiller, in his final lecture, reviews some of the most important tools for individual risk management. Significant ineq...

  • 1:09:08 2. The Universal Principle Of Risk Management  Pooling And The Hedging Of Risks

    2. The Universal Principle Of Risk Management Pooling And The Hedging Of Risks

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    Financial Markets ECON 252 Statistics and mathematics underlie the theories of finance. Probability Theory and various distribution types are important to un...

  • 1:13:23 13. Banks

    13. Banks

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) Banks are among our enduring of financial institutions. Their survival in so many different historical periods is testimo...

  • 1:15:52 23. Finding Your Purpose In A World Of Financial Capitalism

    23. Finding Your Purpose In A World Of Financial Capitalism

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) After reviewing the main themes of this course, Professor Shiller shares his views about finance from a broader perspecti...

  • 1:12:34 22. Public And Non-Profit Finance

    22. Public And Non-Profit Finance

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) As an introduction to public and nonprofit finance, Professor Shiller reflects on the remarkable financial structures tha...

  • 1:10:49 14. Guest Speaker Maurice

    14. Guest Speaker Maurice

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    Financial Markets (2011) (ECON 252) This is a guest lecture by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, former Chief Executive Officer at American International Group. Mr. ...

  • 1:07:16 4. Portfolio Diversification And Supporting Financial Institutions CAPM Model

    4. Portfolio Diversification And Supporting Financial Institutions CAPM Model

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    Financial Markets ECON 252 Portfolio diversification is the most fundamental concept of risk management. The allocation of financial resources in stocks, bon...

  • 1:15:28 14. Guest Lecture By Andrew Redleaf

    14. Guest Lecture By Andrew Redleaf

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Andrew Redleaf, a Yale graduate and manager of Whitebox Advisors, a hedge fund, discusses his experience with financial markets....

  • 1:11:55 8. Human Foibles, Fraud, Manipulation, And Regulation

    8. Human Foibles, Fraud, Manipulation, And Regulation

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Regulation of financial and securities markets is intended to protect investors while still enabling them to make personal inves...

  • 1:09:08 20. Guest Lecture By Stephen Schwarzman

    20. Guest Lecture By Stephen Schwarzman

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Stephen Schwarzman, Co-Founder of Blackstone Group, a private equity firm, speaks about his experience in the industry. He discu...

  • 1:11:24 9. Guest Lecture By David Swensen

    9. Guest Lecture By David Swensen

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) David Swensen, Yale's Chief Investment Officer and manager of the University's endowment, discusses the tactics and tools that Y...

  • 1:14:15 11. Stocks

    11. Stocks

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) The stock market is the information center for the corporate sector. It represents individuals' ownership in publicly-held corpo...

  • 1:10:45 10. Debt Markets: Term Structure

    10. Debt Markets: Term Structure

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) The markets for debt, both public and private far exceed the entire stock market in value and importance. The U.S. Treasury issu...

  • 1:12:10 21.  Forwards And Futures

    21. Forwards And Futures

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Futures markets were started in Osaka, Japan in the 1600s to create an authoritative and meaningful market price for agricultura...

  • 1:07:51 23. Options Markets

    23. Options Markets

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Options introduce an essential nonlineary into portfolio management. They are contracts between buyers and writers, who agree on...

  • 1:10:35 22. Stock Index, Oil And Other Futures Markets

    22. Stock Index, Oil And Other Futures Markets

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    Financial Markets (ECON 252) Futures markets have expanded far beyond their initial application to farmer's planting and harvest cycles. These markets now al...

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