This module will provide you with the basic tools to understand the contents of the course. You may find some concepts rather easy, in which case you are welcome to read our in-depth boxes or skip over to the next module.

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Last Updated

December 13, 2021


2 hours, 2 minutes

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What you will learn

In this module you will learn the time value of money, what a market is and how it determines prices through demand and supply, what inflation and deflation are and how they affect prices. Last, you will be introduced to a very special and important market: the market for risk.


This module has no prerequisite knowledge. If you feel inspired to read and learn more, you’ll find some reading suggestions.

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Course curriculum

    • Introduction 00:01:00
    • What you will learn 00:01:00
    • Pre-requisite 00:01:00
    • General tips for further reading 00:02:00
    • Time value of money 00:10:00
    • Purchasing power, inflation and deflation 00:10:00
    • Demand and supply 00:15:00
    • Risk and return 00:20:00
    • Brief overview of the main theories about the workings of financial markets 00:10:00
    • Quiz – M1 00:05:00
    • Comparing different payment streams 00:15:00
    • Research at Eurostat 00:30:00
    • Summary 00:01:00
    • Household income 00:01:00

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Start date: 15-12-2020
End date: 14-12-2022

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