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Academic Year 2005/2006
ECON 342 FA
This course investigates monetized economies. Particular attention is given to the design and implementation of monetary policy institutions, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. In addition to the Federal
Reserve System in the United States, modern monetary arrangements throughout the world will be studied in a comparative way. Specific topics to be covered may vary with student interest.
Blinder, CENTRAL BANKING IN THEORY AND PRACTICE. 1999.
Solow and Taylor, INFLATION, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND MONETARY POLICY. 1999.
Numerous academic journal articles, central bank reports, financial and popular news
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Semester-long original research project. Formal in-class debates. Two take-home midterms. Participation in classroom discussion.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Course draws heavily on material from Economics 302: Macroeconomic Analysis. Assumes familiarity with regression techniques at the level of Economics 300: Quantitative Analysis.
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Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Hanson,Michael S.
- Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: PAC107;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 17 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: X FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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