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23 Lessons
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What Will You Learn?

  • Blockchain mechanics
  • Analysis of Decentralized Finance infrastructure

Curriculum

3hr 48min
Section 1: Module 1: The History of Decentralized Finance
1:11:31
Can Money Have Intangible Value?
09:03
A Brief Overview of CeFi Problems
12:43
Early CeDeFi
07:35
Crypto Origins
15:46
Module 1 Quiz
Section 2: Module 2: Decentralized Finance Foundations
1:17:38
Blockchain - Introduction
11:01
Blockchain - Hashing
16:20
Blockchain - Technology Advantages and Disadvantages
12:14
Cryptocurrency
08:31
Smart Contracts/Gas/Oracles
16:26
Stablecoins/dApps
13:06
Module 2 Quiz
Section 3: Module 3: The Problems Decentralized Finance Solves
51:07
Inefficiency
10:12
Limited Access
11:26
Opacity
07:55
Centralized Control
07:46
Lack of Interoperability
13:48
Module 3 Quiz
Section 4: Module 4: DeFi Myths and Facts
28:19
Misunderstandings
22:56
Visions and Conclusions
05:23
Module 4 Quiz

Description

Requirements

  • Basic interest rate mechanics

About the Instructor

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Campbell R. Harvey is Professor of Finance at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He served as President of the American Finance Association in 2016 and as Editor of the Journal of Finance from 2006-2012. Over the past seven years, Professor Harvey has taught Innovation and Cryptoventures which focuses on decentralized finance and blockchain technology. His book DeFi and the Future of Finance was published in 2021 by John Wiley and Sons. He just launched on BitDegree a four-course learning experience under the same name.

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