Oct 26, 2021  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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ECON 310 - Monetary Economics


Prerequisites: ECON 112 
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the economics core Concentration
This course provides an overview of the financial system, with an in-depth examination of the structure, tools, and goals of a central bank in a market economy. Topics covered include the mechanism by which interest rates are determined; the money supply process and the determinants of money demand; banking regulations and financial innovations; and the effect of financial market disturbances on the economy. The structure and policies of the U.S. Federal Reserve will be compared to other major central banks, including the European Central Bank.

3 credits
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