Commercial and central banking with special attention given to the Federal Reserve system, monetary theory, and policy. Prerequisites: EC 011, EC 012.
Dates: July 1 - August 9, 2019; Students must have access to a computer and a scanner; Prereq: EC 11 and EC 12
Study of financial markets, with emphasis on the bond market, interest rates, and the role of commercial banks in the financial system. Special focus on financial crises, the regulation of the money supply, and the conduct of monetary policy by the central bank. The professor has prepared online lectures to complement textbook material.
Course is divided into 6 modules, each lasting one week. At the conclusion of the learning module, students will complete written assignments to submitted for grading. Expectation is 10-12 hours of study per week to be prepared to complete writing assignments.
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