Professor Connel Fullenkamp, Ph.D.

Professor Connel Fullenkamp
  • Duke University
  • Harvard University
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Professor Connel Fullenkamp is Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics at Duke University. He teaches financial economics courses, such as corporate finance, as well as core courses, such as economic principles. In addition to teaching, he serves as a consultant for the Duke Center for International Development. Prior to joining the Duke faculty in 1999, Professor Fullenkamp was a faculty member in the Department of Finance within the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Professor Fullenkamp earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Michigan State University. In addition to receiving the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, he was named one of the university's Alumni Distinguished Scholars. He earned his master's and doctorate degrees in Economics from Harvard University, where he was also awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Professor Fullenkamp's areas of interest include financial market development and regulation, economic policy, and immigrant remittances. His work has appeared in a number of prestigious academic journals, including the Review of Economic Dynamics, The Cato Journal, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He also does consulting work for the IMF Institute at the International Monetary Fund, training government officials around the world. He is a member of the IMF Institute's finance team, whose purpose is to train central bankers and other officials in financial market regulation, focusing on derivatives and other new financial instruments. In recognition of his teaching excellence, Professor Fullenkamp has received Duke University's Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award as well as the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business Outstanding Teacher Award. Along with Sunil Sharma, Professor Fullenkamp won the third annual ICFR-Financial Times Research Prize for their paper on international financial regulation.

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42 Courses and Sets

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42 Courses and Sets

  1. Understanding Investments Sale

    Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (147)
    Save up to $204.95 Starting at $35.00 $254.95 $35.00$254.95
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals with the 24 timely and informative lectures of Understanding Investments. Economist and Professor Connel Fullenkamp explains the fundamentals of investing to those new to the subject while broadening and deepening the knowledge of more experienced investors. He clearly explains the various kinds of financial markets, the different kinds of...
  2. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets Sale

    Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Save up to $195.00 Starting at $39.95 $254.95 $39.95$254.95
    With record-breaking highs one minute and economy-rocking lows the next—not to mention arcane rules and ambiguous terminology—it can seem as if there’s no way to feel truly comfortable in the financial markets. But there is, and it’s more accessible than you might think. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths,...
  3. Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University guides you through four centuries of economic disasters—from tulip mania in the 1600s to the Great Recession of 2007–2009. Each of his 24 lectures covers a notable incident of financial misfortune or folly. He explains basic economic concepts and inoculates you against the gullibility, overconfidence, and herd mentality that have lured many to financial ruin.
  4. The Economics of Uncertainty

    The Economics of Uncertainty

    Connel Fullenkamp
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (12)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    Learn to cope with uncertainty and risk with advice from a master economist. Economic uncertainty is like the weather: you can’t stop storms, but understanding them prepares you. Uncertainty is beyond our control, but when you take the mystery and dread out of uncertainty, you can respond much more effectively. The practical and empowering lectures of The Economics of Uncertainty give you tools to deal with risk.
  5. (Set)  Thinking about Cybersecurity & Understanding Investment Set

    (Set) Thinking about Cybersecurity & Understanding Investment

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $414.90 Starting at $414.90 $474.90 $414.90$474.90
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence in order to attain your financial goals. Get a solid understanding of the financial markets, types of investments, and fundamentals behind how to invest with Understanding Investments. With Thinking about Cybersecurity you will explore the unique dangers that our technical age brings and learn measures you can take to protect your privacy, assets, and investments.
  6. (Set) Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets & Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know  Set

    (Set) Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets & Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Get an in-depth look at the financial institutions and markets that are fundamental to the world’s financial systems as well as your own finances in this essential course set. In Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets, learn how to take full advantage of everything the markets have to offer as well as grasp its unique instruments, practices, and risks. And in Money and Banking:...
  7. (Set) Understanding Investments & Thinking like an Economist Set

    (Set) Understanding Investments & Thinking like an Economist

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $384.90 Starting at $384.90 $454.90 $384.90$454.90
    Learn how to think and act like an expert economist with these two masterful courses delivered by two of the best professors in the field. In Understanding Investments, Professor Connel Fullenkamp helps you conquer your fears about investing and gives you the knowledge to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals. And in Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making,...
  8. (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets  Set

    (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $414.90 Starting at $414.90 $474.90 $414.90$474.90
    Get a focus on an important segment of the investing world as well as an overview of the functions, strengths, weaknesses and vulnerabilities, and possibilities of the financial markets in this essential course set. In How the Stock Market Works, you’ll learn the basics of how to invest safely in stocks and with prospects for long-term gains. And in Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial...
  9. (Set) Advanced Investments & Understanding Investments  Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Get a full picture of the financial markets and investment strategy with this immensely practical course set. For investors who already have an understanding of the basics, go deeper with the advanced lessons on strategy, risk, and opportunity in Advanced Investments. And if you need to learn or brush up on the fundamentals, Understanding Investments will guide you on investing with skill and confidence.
  10. (Set) Mastering Financial Literacy Set

    (Set) Mastering Financial Literacy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $1,024.80 Starting at $1,024.80 $1,204.80 $1,024.80$1,204.80
    Not sure which Great Course you want to order? Then order them all! For a limited time only, you can get Understanding Investments; Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making; Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know; and Economics, 3rd Edition in a single four-course set for one amazingly low price! This special offer is the perfect way to get a more sophisticated understanding of...
  11. (Set) Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets & Economics, 3rd Edition  Set

    (Set) Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets & Economics, 3rd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Gain a solid understanding of the financial markets and their impact on society’s financial strength as well as your own, and explore the economic issues that affect you and the nation every day in this essential course set. In Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets, learn how to take full advantage of everything the markets have to offer as well as grasp its unique instruments,...
  12. (Set) Understanding Investments & America & the New Global Economy Set

    (Set) Understanding Investments & America & the New Global Economy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Develop a richer understanding of the international economy and learn the fundamentals of investing in that economy with this two-course set. First, in Understanding Investments, explore the investment options available to you and how to invest with skill and confidence to reach your financial goals. Then, in America and the New Global Economy, examine the economies of countries in Asia and other parts of the world...
  13. (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Understanding Investments  Set

    (Set) How the Stock Market Works & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $229.90 Starting at $229.90 $474.90 $229.90$474.90
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to meet your financial goals in this essential course set that gives you a sharp focus on the stock market as well as a wide-ranging treatment of the various markets and their investment options. In How the Stock Market Works, you’ll learn the basics of how to invest safely in stocks and with prospects for long-term gains. And in Understanding Investments,...
  14. (Set) Advanced Investments & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets  Set

    (Set) Advanced Investments & Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $449.90 Starting at $449.90 $524.90 $449.90$524.90
    Ramp up your knowledge and skills in finance with this practical course set that will help you understand the markets and invest with skill and confidence. For investors who already have an understanding of the basics, go deeper with the advanced lessons on strategy, risk, and opportunity in Advanced Investments. And for an essential primer on the financial markets, Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the...
  15. (Set)  Behavioral Economics & Understanding Investments Set

    (Set) Behavioral Economics & Understanding Investments

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90