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Robert James "Bob" Shiller (born March 29, 1946 is an American economist, academic, and best-selling author. He currently serves as the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics at Yale University and is a fellow at the Yale School of Management's International Center for Finance. Shiller has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) since 1980, was Vice President of the American Economic Association in 2005, and President of the Eastern Economic Association for 2006-2007. He is also the co‑founder and chief economist of the investment management firm MacroMarkets LLC. Shiller is ranked among the 100 most influential economists of the world. Thomson Reuters named him a contender for the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics "for pioneering contributions to financial...
Financial Markets (ECON 252) Professor Shiller provides a description of the course, Financial Markets, including administrative details and the topics to be discussed in each lecture. He briefly discusses the importance of studying finance and each key topic. Lecture topics will include: behavioral finance, financial technology, financial instruments, commercial banking, investment banking, financial markets and institutions, real estate, regulation, monetary policy, and democratization of finance. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction to the Course 11:24 - Chapter 2. Textbooks and Course Logistics 24:05 - Chapter 3. Technology and the Subprime Crisis 31:19 - Chapter 4. Is Studying Finance Moral? 46:44 - Chapter 5. Topics Covered in the Course Complete course materials are avail...
Deciding where to save your money can be daunting when there are so many different types of financial institutions to choose from. Take a look at our video, which explains what friendly societies are, to find out more about what makes Foresters Friendly Society different from other financial organisations.
The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) provides a network that enables financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions in a secure, standardized and reliable environment. Swift also sells software and services to financial institutions, much of it for use on the SWIFTNet Network, and ISO 9362. Business Identifier Codes (BICs) are popularly known as "SWIFT codes". The chairman of SWIFT is Yawar Shah, originally from Pakistan, and its CEO is Gottfried Leibbrandt, originally from the Netherlands. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
In this session Anat Admati and Brooksley Born will discuss their observations about financial regulation needed to make sure the financial system serves society. The following topics will be addressed: -How should financial regulation be designed to be most effective? -The current state of regulatory reform. -The barriers to effective regulation and how they might be overcome. Visit our website for more info: http://bit.ly/newthinkingDC