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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


151 - Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Infrastructure 的 175 个评论(共 251 个)

创建者 Peter

Feb 10, 2022

Well presented, well explained course.

创建者 Heather H

Oct 16, 2021

Well presented, clear and informative.

创建者 Anne-Sophie C

Apr 8, 2022

thanks prof Harvey for this course !!

创建者 Subodh

Aug 15, 2022

So much cool information! Thank you

创建者 Adeniyi O

Jun 15, 2022

i really learnt a lot in the course

创建者 Dmitry V

Jan 2, 2022

Outstanding course and easy to learn

创建者 Muhammad A J

Oct 14, 2022

Well structured and well presented

创建者 Bakul B

Nov 14, 2021

great depth in course 1, impressive

创建者 Sandeep S

Mar 18, 2022

insightful and easy to undersrand

创建者 Chandrashekhar S

Jan 27, 2022

Great Introductory course for deFi

创建者 Arpan M

Oct 2, 2022

Great introduction to the space.

创建者 A K

Jan 18, 2022

Gives an excellent review of DeFi

创建者 Jason C

Apr 26, 2022

very clear and comfortably paced

创建者 Chenyang Z

Mar 19, 2022

very convincing and enlightening

创建者 Sumit G

Sep 12, 2022

Great learning,good Experiance

创建者 sujit c

Dec 22, 2021

Understandable Course material

创建者 Jad B

Dec 29, 2021

Simply excellent. Thank you.

创建者 Serkan K

Aug 26, 2022

Great introduction to DeFi.

创建者 Byron B

Aug 22, 2022

Excellent a great teacher..

创建者 Prasannakarthik S

Jan 6, 2022

A good foundation for DeFi.

创建者 Ryan D

Dec 31, 2021

Excellent overview of DeFi!

创建者 Felipe C

Mar 20, 2022

Best course of DeFi ever.

创建者 Nicolas L F

May 13, 2022

A very complete course !


Dec 21, 2021

succinct and informative

创建者 Indupur R

May 17, 2022

Absolutely fantastic !!