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Unformatted text preview: o Outline the reasons for and against central bank independence, and be able to apply these arguments to the case of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. o Compare and contrast the structure of the Federal Reserve System with the European Central Bank. Assigned Reading - Mishkin and Eakins, pp. 147-160 and pp. 163-166 Optional / Recommended Reading - In addition to the assigned reading on the structure of the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank, students can find out more about other foreign central banks by reading pages 161-162. Optional Practice Problems o Mishkin and Eakins, pp. 167-168: Questions #1, 7, 13, Web Exercise #1....
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- Summer '08