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ECON 471. Money and Banking

Credits: 3
Department: Economics
Description: Monetary economics, structure and functioning of commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. The Federal Reserve System and its monetary policy tools, goals, and targets.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: May be in-class course, or online course (synchronous online meetings during the scheduled class time with in-class exams on campus) depending on professor.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Learn how to analyze the functioning of financial markets, depository institutions, and the Federal Reserve System in the U.S.
2. Identify each financial market's role within the macro-economy, as well as how these markets interact with one another.
3. Analyze each financial market using the corresponding actual data, online resources, web sites, and other related platforms.
4. Evaluate their understanding of the material covered by way of class projects, monetary economic surveys both online and traditional.

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