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Decentralized Finance: The Future of Finance is a set of four courses taught by Campbell R. Harvey (Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research) that focus on decentralized finance (DeFi). In this first course, we begin by exploring the origins of DeFi and take a broad historical view from the earliest barter economies, such as the first peer-to-peer exchanges of bartering, to present day. The course also looks at historical examples of money having value even though it is not officially backed. We then focus on the key infrastructure components: blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, oracles, stablecoins and decentralized applications (or dApps). This includes discussion of the mechanics of the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains including cryptographic hashing. Next, we focus on the specific problems that DeFi is designed to solve: inefficiency (costly, slow, and insecure today), limited access (1.7 billion are unbanked), opacity (we need to trust regulators to monitor banks and the regulators have mixed records), centralized control (financial system is oligopolistic imposing higher fees than we would have in a competitive market) and lack of interoperability (it is difficult to move funds from one financial institution to another today). The course closes by exploring many of the myths about the crypto space....



Jan 13, 2022

I have fore-read about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, yet, this course was an excellent way to structure and review my knowledge. I am sure to join the next course of this specialization!


Apr 12, 2022

Great introduction into DeFi, the professor walks us through key definitions, a bit of history, potential applications and common misunderstandings about this space. Good launching pad to dive deeper


76 - Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Infrastructure 的 100 个评论(共 251 个)

创建者 Chris S

Jan 19, 2022

Excellent intro to the whole course. I am curious to learn more in depth in the next courses.

创建者 Willy A

Jan 18, 2022

Very complete view of what decentralized finances are, excited to continue learning about it.

创建者 SI Q

Nov 11, 2021

It refresh my view to the world. I hope I can be one of the attendee to create the new world.

创建者 Michael D S

Dec 29, 2021

Extremely well organized presentation. Written materials accompanying lectures very useful.

创建者 Mateo S

Oct 22, 2022

Gran profesor, explica todo de manera facil de entender y se nota su pasión por los temas

创建者 Monika S

Oct 20, 2022

I enjoyed all four course. Very clear explanation and a pleasure to listen to Cem Harvey.

创建者 chaitanya j

Feb 4, 2022

It was really engaging course. This course includes all the information related to DeFi.

创建者 Stevan P

May 13, 2022

Very insightful as an introductory to Decentralized Finance and its humble beginnings.

创建者 Francesco M

Nov 27, 2021

Amazing starting point to learn how many possibilities this sector has for the future.

创建者 Tiago S d S

Nov 24, 2021

Really great to understand the basic terms of DeFi. If you are new to it give it a try!

创建者 Ivan O

Jan 24, 2022

Great way of explaining with a good overview of this innovation space that Defi is!

创建者 Hendy A

Jan 22, 2022

Thanks Prof Harvey, in this initial course, you made me understand what the DeFi is

创建者 Preetish B

Jan 9, 2022

It provided me a great introduction of cryptos. Many misconceptions are clarified.

创建者 Ritika B

Dec 26, 2021

Great course to understand the basics. Very simply and efficient way of explaining

创建者 Ahmad A

Jan 4, 2023

I love you Professor ... you made my life many many many Thanks ... God bless you

创建者 T. W G

Aug 5, 2022

The instructure is tight, on point and has a solid take in his teaching style.

创建者 Robert R

Feb 6, 2022

Great course for anyone wanting to learn the fundamentals of Defi. Thank you!

创建者 Jeanne C

Nov 24, 2021

This was a wonderful and easy to digest overview of DeFi. Thank you so much!

创建者 Joe D

Feb 5, 2022

Material was very logical and clearly presented. Great introduction to DeFi!

创建者 Mark E

May 4, 2022

Great inturduction course.

It clearly lays down all the basic tirms of DeFi

创建者 Tim M

Jan 17, 2022

Extremely thorough and well organized series of courses. Highly recommend.

创建者 Tony N

Dec 7, 2022

This is perfect for the beginner who knows absolutely nothing about DeFi.

创建者 Markus L

Nov 30, 2021

Excellent professor and super exciting topic presented in a great way.

创建者 TextGuy;

May 6, 2022

very good summary of all the fundamental knowledge for the cryto tech.

创建者 kwame c

Mar 23, 2022

A very good intro inte world of DeFi, would 100% recommend this course