Robert Schiller’s Lectures on Finance and Investing

“Someone mentioned the philosopher’s stone. To the surprise of all present, Law said he had discovered it. “I can tell you my secret,” said the financier. “It is to make gold out of paper.” –John Law, Promoter of the South Sea Bubble. (Source:John Law, by H. Montgomery Hyde)

Robert Schiller’s Lectures

There are a series of approximately 26 lectures from Robert Schiller’s Economics 252 Class at Yale’s School of Management.

Take in as much as you want of academic finance from these lectures. I posted several below, but you can find the others in numbered sequence on

Human Foibles, Fraud, Manipulation, and Regulation

Professional Money Managers and Their Influence:

Options Markets:

Universal Principle of risk management pooling and hedging of risk

Portfolio Diversification and Supporting Financial Institutions (CAPM Model)

Banking: Successes and Failures:

Guest Lecture by Andrew Redleaf:



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