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The Evolution of Finance

This course discusses the financial crisis of 2008-9, developments since that time, and the future of finance. We consider how regulation, technology, and the changing world economy will create challenges and opportunities. We have guest speakers for about half of the classes. The list changes from year to year, but 2013's speakers included Tanya Beder, Sue Decker, Jacob Goldfield, Tom Kempner, Ana Marshall, Vincent Reinhart, Larry Summers, and Kevin Warsh. Elements used in grading: Group Project/Paper. Mandatory attendance. Absences impact grade. Participation 25% Project/Paper 75%. Cross-listed with Graduate School of Business (MGTECON 343).

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Myron Scholes
Jacob Goldfield