15 499 - Practice of Finance: Social Impact Investing

Description
Prereq: 15.401, 15.414, 15.415, or permission of instructor. Introduces students to social impact investing - an approach intentionally seeking to create financial return and positive social impact that is actively measured. Imparts a solid analytical framework for evaluating the spectrum of social impact investments. Students gain experience in structuring different types of investments, and critically compare and contrast these investments with traditional mainstream investments, with a view to understanding structural constraints. Designed for students interested in the intersection of finance and social impact. Provides career guidance and networking opportunities.
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6
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Spring 2020
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TuTh
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1