15.483 Consumer Finance: Markets, Product Design, and FinTech
Provides a solid understanding of consumer decision-making and how new products and services are developed, especially given the rapid pace of innovation and regulatory change, to help students succeed in consumer finance today. Covers rational and behavioral aspects of consumer financial decision making; current household financial products and competitive landscape in credit, investment, and advising markets; consumer financial product innovations and regulatory issues; securitization, and the development of financial products derived from consumer debt (e.g., mortgages, credit card receivables, and student loans). A combination of case studies, guest speakers and group discussion provide real-world insight and interactivity, while special review sessions help hone technical skills.
15.483 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by J. Parker.
Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-145.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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