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EP 29 - Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin - Clinical Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Chicago - Alternative Banking Systems

The Wolfcast was interested to speak with Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, Clinical Professor of Finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Some of the topics that Özgür covered:

  • Growing up in Turkey and studying Economics and Finance
  • Relating economic theories to real life and looking for non-obvious contradictions
  • Islamic Finance and how Islamic banks make money
  • Risk sharing and trying to eliminate moral hazards
  • The passion for teaching undergraduate students Finance
  • The importance and difficulty of curating the overwhelming amount of information we receive
  • Gold, cryptocurrency, and regulations

Other titles we considered for this episode:

  1. Teaching Finance Is Very Rewarding, It’s So Dynamic and Applicable
  2. If I Get a Gain, I Should Provide a Gain as Well
  3. This Generation Is So Open to Alternatives
  4. Their Lives Are Changing in a Very Fast Pace
  5. Two Sides Have to Be Fair