[The] Global Financial Crisis (20515). 3 units. This course surveys the causes, events, policy responses, and aftermath of the recent global financial crisis. The main goal is to provide a comprehensive view of this major economic event within a framework that explains the dynamics of financial crises in a modern economy.
The instructors aim to maximize the value of in-class time. To this end, students will be expected to watch the course lectures in advance on the Coursera platform, with class time reserved for discussions, cases, group presentations, and a crisis simulation. All students will be expected to contribute to class discussions both online and in-person. Secretary Geithner will lead the discussions and participate in breakout sessions on 10/7, 11/18, and 12/2. Professor Metrick will lead the discussions on other days, and will be in all classes and cycle through all breakout sessions. Quizzes, class participation, case presentation, crisis simulation and memo, and final paper required. A. Metrick.
Note: This course will meet according to the School of Management calendar. Course materials will be posed on ClassesV2.