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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


176 - Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Infrastructure 的 200 个评论(共 251 个)

创建者 Andres S

Apr 6, 2022

Este profe es un crack

创建者 Dr S K

Oct 5, 2021

Very Informative Course

创建者 Kashan t

Mar 30, 2022

it is excellent course

创建者 Alexey K

Nov 2, 2022

Teacher is very nice

创建者 Jonathan T

Jun 16, 2022

Clear. Easy. Valid.

创建者 Natalie F

Jul 1, 2022

Great fundamentals


Apr 2, 2022

Excellent content

创建者 Robert L

Dec 28, 2021

excellent course

创建者 Annalice O A B F

Dec 2, 2022

Excelente curso!

创建者 Sergey H

Aug 26, 2022

thank you, Cam!

创建者 Rey M M

Jun 29, 2022

Very Informative

创建者 Kidany A V C

Mar 17, 2022

Amazing Course!

创建者 Sergio L A G

Mar 5, 2022

excelente curso

创建者 Rafael G

Feb 18, 2022

Amazing course!

创建者 Emmanuel A

Jan 21, 2022

amazing course

创建者 Adil A

Nov 27, 2022

Great course

创建者 Chinyere I

Aug 25, 2022

Great Course

创建者 Rajpal G

Mar 19, 2022

Great Course

创建者 dwayne k

Jan 25, 2022

great course

创建者 Dr. G M A

Mar 17, 2022


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Aug 16, 2022


创建者 Sarthak P

Jun 4, 2022

Great One

创建者 Melvin C

Apr 20, 2022


创建者 Shanthanalakshmi M

Apr 6, 2022

Very good

创建者 Ben K

Dec 9, 2021