15.499 Practice of Finance: Social Impact Investing


Class Info

Provides an introduction to social impact investing - an investment approach intentionally seeking to create both financial return and positive social impact that is actively measured. Aims to provide a solid analytical framework for evaluating the spectrum of social impact investments; have students gain experience in structuring different types of investments; and critically compare and contrast these investments with traditional mainstream investments, with a view to understanding structural constraints.

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

15.499 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by G. Rao.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Thursdays in E51-335.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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