Do you need a refresher on econometric methods, specifically in a corporate finance context? Then take a look at the slides for the course Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance.
Have you ever wondered how to use VBA in Excel? Here's a quick example of changing data from a wide format to a long format, which is suitable for importing into other statistical software.
IDRE @ UCLA (Institute for Digital Research and Education) - Great resource for data manipulation and econometrics in different software packages.
If you would like to see some academic Finance presentation from the main Finance conference of the year (AFA), you can go to the AFAJOF Youtube channel.
If you are interested in machine learning and alternative Econometrics methods, then take a look at some videos recorded at the NBER Econometrics minicourse.
If you want to delve really deep into machine learning, then check out the Deep Learning book.
The Thomson ONE "Screening & Analysis"-"Company Screener" can be used to build a more complete list of publicly listed companies over time by using only two criteria in the search: isNa(tf.PrivateIndicator) and IsInList(tf.CountryCode, "FIN"). See a screenshot of the criteria.
Everyone who thinks that the basics of finance course (or any other course) was too simple may update their skills with this document: Finance theory and applications (in finnish). It's pretty much the same material but presented "thoroughly".
The presentation suite think-cell is available on demand from the Finance department. Try it to make professionally looking presentations e.g., for your course assignments and bachelor's and master's thesis.
Further resources for researchers at Aalto are available through the library.
Master's thesis from previous years.
Could you maybe learn finance online? Maybe.
- Finance MOOC list
- FT.com Finance MOOC list
- Class Central list of Finance MOOCs
- Wharton Finance at Coursera
- Khan Academy Economics and Finance
- Great Courses Plus Economics and Finance
- CFA Institute - Program Course of Study
Masters of Finance videos
- Eugene Fama
- Paul A. Samuelson
- Robert C. Merton
- Michael Jensen
- Myron Scholes
- Ken Arrow
- Jack Treynor
- Richard Roll
- Harry Markowitz
- William F. Sharpe
- Robert Engle
- Fred Weston
- Maureen O'Hara
- Stephen Ross
They say that the best way to learn coding is to look at other people's code.
Why not check out the code of some of the companies active in the industry:
Some interesting looking Finance related coding projects:
Who said finance isn't funny?
On social media
- Stalingrad & Poorski
- Ivan the K
- Wu Tang Finance
- George Pearkes
- 330am Freefall