15.481J Financial Market Dynamics and Human Behavior
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.
15.481J will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by A. Lo.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the 15.481 Class Site site.
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