Video and Audio Lectures in Financial Economics

Stephen Kinsella, University of Limerick

This is a comprehensive archive of lecture videos from Stephen Kinsella, a lecturer in economics at the University of Limerick. It includes courses in financial economics, economics for business, economics of EU integration, international financial economics and occasional on-off lectures, for example those promoting his book Ireland in 2050. The lecture videos show the slides used and are synched with the audio track.

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Jonathan Michie, Linda Yueh, and Martin Slater, University of Oxford

A podcast series about the credit crunch and global recession featuring three Oxford academics. This series examines how the current crisis developed, analyses market and government responses to it, and looks at what might happen next. Eight audio files are available with most programmes lasting around 30 minutes.

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John Geanakoplos, Yale University

Part of the Open Yale site, this course examines "the role and the importance of the financial system in the global economy", presenting financial equilibrium as an extension of economic equilibrium.  It includes 26 full-length lectures (available through YouTube, iTunes or individual download with transcripts) as well as a reading list.

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Robert Schiller, Yale

Part of the Open Yale website, this course website covers financial markets as taught by Robert Schiller of Yale University in spring 2008. The course strives to offer understanding of the theory of finance and its relation to the history, strengths and imperfections of such institutions as banking, insurance, securities, futures, and other derivatives markets, and the future of these institutions over the next century. The website includes audio, transcripts, syllabus, lecture slides and exams with solutions.

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This collection of videos covers financial markets, econometrics, markets and macroeconomics. It includes videos from Yale, European events and other economists. Videos typically last 30 minutes to an hour and often take the form of lectures or conference discussions.

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Nouriel Roubini, New York University

79-minute video, recorded at the LSE on 18 May 2010, including a 51-minute lecture followed by questions.

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Burton G. Malkiel, Princeton University

The author of "A Random Walk Down Wall Street" talks about alleged lessons for investors from the financial crisis, in this 72-minute talk filmed at Google's headquarters in 2010. His slides are not visible in the video.

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Howard Davies, London School of Economics and Political Science, Danny Quah, London School of Economics and Political Science

Howard Davies sits on the International advisory councils of the China banking and securities regulatory commissions. In this lecture from October 2008, he is in in conversation with Professor Danny Quah from the LSE. Davies reviews the progress of reform in China’s financial markets, and the implications for the rest of the world. The conversation is available as a 90 minute audio podcast (mp3) with the accompanying website providing speaker notes and PowerPoint slides.

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Campbell R. Harvey, Duke University

Whole series of short lectures from three courses - Tactical Global Asset Allocation and Stock Selection, Emerging Markets Finance, Global Financial Management - are available here in MPG format (to download) and RealPlayer format (for streaming).

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Jospeh Stiglitz, Columbia University

This is a video of Joseph Stiglitz speaking on the topic of global financial market regulation at the James Martin 21st Century School at the University of Oxford. Stiglitz argues that the global financial crisis reflects a failure of global economic governance, before looking at the lessons for global governance in the 21st Century. Users will need a Flash player to watch this 63 minute video or they can download the audio version as an mp3 file.

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Robert Kaplan, Harvard University

This is a video of a panel discussion that took place on September 25, 2008 in the Sanders Theater at Harvard University. A range of Harvard academics including Robert Kaplan, Gregory Mankiw, Elizabeth Warren and others discuss how to understand and interpret recent developments in the U.S. and world markets. A video table of contents allows users to go directly to the contribution of one of the speakers.

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Danny Quah, London School of Economics and Political Science

As China takes its place among the world’s richest economies, economic growth in the long run will endure only if innovation and technology capabilities ramp up dramatically. How will this happen? Danny Quah of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) discusses this topic in this 70 minute audio (mp3) lecture, recorded in 2007.

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