The Stock Market - Robert Merton

Understand Economics
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  • Lectures 19
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 1 min
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

In this masterclass Economist Robert Merton, Nobel Prize Winner in 1997, reveals to us the mechanisms of the stock market and financial economy.

A journey into the complex world of finance and the stock market, including mortgage loans and derivatives, speculative bubbles and mathematical models; in a clear and precise presentation, the opportunities and risks of a fundamental instrument for understanding the evolution of the economy.

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What are the requirements?

  • Interest in economics
  • Attending the course does not need any economic skill since it is presented in a clear and simple manner

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 18 masterclasses and 1 hour and more of content
  • You will learn about the concept of risk in economics and finance
  • You will learn what the derivatives are and why they are synonymous of great fear

What is the target audience?

  • Everyone interested in economics and who would like to learn more about the stock market and its mechanisms

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Curriculum

Section 1: The risk in economics and finance
Introduction
Article
Financial economy
Preview
04:16
The problem of risk
Preview
02:36
Derivatives contracts and risk prevention
Preview
05:05
Derivatives
02:17
Banks and risk management
08:09
Section 2: The stock market and the financial instruments
The development of an invention
06:40
The Black, Scholes and Merton model
02:45
Three economists and a Nobel Prize winner
04:15
The market of mortgages
04:22
Derivatives and the financial crisis
03:10
Possible applications: from cinema to pharmaceuticals
06:25
How to determine the price of the options
06:22
Elimination of risk
09:42
Section 3: Financial crisis and potential solutions
Causes of the financial crisis
06:44
Mathematical models
06:15
From insurance risk to speculation
02:09
Symptoms and solutions to a crisis
06:35
What we learn from the past
07:32

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