ECON-465 Money, Banking & Financial Markets
Spring for 2013-2014
This course provides an overview of the U.S. financial system. We consider the financial decision problems faced by individuals, firms, financial institutions, and the government. These decisions when aggregated will determine prices including interest rates and stock prices, and the allocation of funds. The course material is relevant for (i) personal financial decisions, such as saving for retirement and investment portfolio choice, (ii) financial decisions by businesses such as their financial structure, i.e., debt versus equity, (iii) financial instruments issued by financial institutions, and (iv) the role of public policies such as monetary, fiscal policies and financial regulations in dealing with and preventing financial crises.
Prerequisites: ECON-101 or ECON-103 and ECON-102 or ECON-104 or by permission of instructor.
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