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Number:EC334
Name:Money, Banking, and Financial Markets
Description:A study of the essentials of the domestic monetary system and the banking structure and an introduction to international finance, this course focuses on monetary practices, theory, and policy. Included in the course are an analysis of the nature, functions, and theory of money; an overview of the commercial banking system and the structure of the Federal Reserve System; and an examination of monetary policy as related to fiscal policy, economic activity, and international financial activities.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): EC211
EC212

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will be able to: • Convey a general understanding of the macroeconomic aspects of the field, with particular emphasis placed on the creation of monetary policy • Explore macroeconomic policies that impact national and international financial markets and take informed positions on policy initiatives • Recite economic theories governing decisions made by central bankers, with a special emphasis on Keynesian vs. Classical logic • Relate complexities associated with interest rates, reserves, the time value of money, inflation, riskreturn relationships, informational symmetries and asymmetries, financial transparency, insurance schemes, futures, options, and a host of other concepts critical to the field

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 Materials Available From The Instructor ZZDIRECT LATEST MBS
F 2012 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 0-07-337590-X Cecchetti, Stephen 3RD 11 Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
F 2011 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA 0-07-337590-X CECCHETTI 3 MCG
F 2010 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA 0-07-245269-2 CECCHETTI MCG
F 2009 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA 0-07-245269-2 CECCHETTI MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING
U 2009 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA 0-324-17673-2 THOMAS CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2008 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA 0-07-245269-2 CECCHETTI MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING
F 2007 MONEY, BANKING & FINANCIA CECCHETTI MCG
F 2005 "ECON.OF MONEY MISHKIN BANKING+
F 2002 ECON.OF MONEY, BANK. & ...-W/BOOKLET 0201774275 MISHKIN 6 PEARSON
F 2001 Econ. Of Money, Bank.+...(Cloth) 0-321-06273-6 Mishkin 6th Pearson
F 2001 Econ. Of Money, Bank...-Std.Gde. 0-321-08542-6 Mishkin 6th Pearson
F 2000 Money, Banking & Financial Markets 0-07-064436-5 Thomas MCG
S 2000 Money, Banking & Financial Mkt 0-07-064436-5 Thomas MCG
F 1999 Money, Banking, & Financial Markets 0-07-064436-5 Thomas MCG
S 1999 Money,Banking,&Financial Mark.
S 1998 Money,Banking,&Financial Mark.
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