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Financial Markets and Monetary Policy

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Course No: ECON.3180-045; SIS Class Nbr: 1688; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course studies the formal role of money, interest rates, interest rate determination, and financial markets within the context of aggregate economic activity. These topics are related to central banks, with a focus on the Federal Reserve, and linked to money supply and the tools of monetary policy. Formal theories and practical implementation of strategies and tactics of monetary policy are addressed, as well as their implications for aggregate economic activity. This course meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Written & Oral Communication (WOC).

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics.
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  • Core Codes: SS, IL, WOC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Brendan Epstein
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jun 29
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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