The international financial system is in experiencing tremendous wave of innovations. In particular the growth of Digital Finance, the use of digital channels to provide financial services, has been so fast, and widespread that one wonders where these developments will lead to. The boundaries careful set by type of financial intermediary are being blurred, disintermediation is rampant. Examples range from peer to peer (P2P) lending, use of blockchain in cryptocurrencies and crypto assets, Robo Advisors and Wealth Management. The main purpose of the course is to sharpen our strategic and analytical abilities to understand how business opportunities take shape and how they are framed to raise capital Since the financial sector has the potential to unwind an economic crisis we will also learn about the role of economic policy.
Faculty: Luis A. Hernandez-Aramburo
Course Date & Time
Mondays and Wednesdays 7:00-8:30 AM (CDT) Mexico Central Time. No class on February 7 and March 21.