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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be 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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