ECON 3310: MONEY AND CREDITHomework AssignmentDue date: Friday 4 December 2009Instructor: Karel MertensObtain or construct some data series on a macroeconomic or financial variable that you thinkis of interest.The assignment is to apply what you learned in the course to understand thebehavior of the data over a period of your choice. Your analysis should be about one variableonly and should not exceed one page, including a graph of the variable you choose. You are notexpected to spend more than 4 hours of your time on this assignment.For those of you without inspiration, here are a couple of examples:•Real Federal Funds Rate: Monthly effective funds rate minus 12-month change in CoreCPI (CPI less food and energy)•Real 10-yr Treasury Yield; Monthly 10-yr constant maturity yield minus 12-month changein Core CPI•
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