15.481[J] Financial Market Dynamics and Human Behavior


Class Info

Develops a new perspective on the dynamics of financial markets and the roles that human behavior and the business environment play in determining the evolution of behavior and institutions. Draws on a variety of disciplines to develop a more complete understanding of human behavior in the specific context of markets and other economic institutions. Incorporates practical applications from financial markets, the hedge fund industry, private equity, government regulation, and political economy. Students use ideas from this new perspective to formulate several new hypotheses regarding recent challenges to traditional economic thinking.

This class has 15.401, 15.414, and 15.415 as prerequisites.

15.481[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by A. Lo.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 15.481[J] was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Financial Market Dynamics and Human Behavior site.

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