Understanding Financial Bubbles and Crises


Examines the similarities/differences of historical financial crises from 'Tulipmania' through the Great Recession to better understand our current economic environment. Explores the regulatory changes that are enacted post-crisis and determines factors that might prevent future economic bubbles/crises. Class includes guest speakers from the NY financial community who experienced recent crises from 1987 Black Monday Crash through Credit Crisis of 2008 to provide an inside view and feel of the markets during those periods. Prerequisite: Economics 201D.


Prerequisite: Economics 201D

Curriculum Codes
  • SS
Typically Offered
Spring Only