syllabus_ECON411_Fall2011

syllabus_ECON411_Fall2011 - SYLLABUS MONEY AND BANKING Ec....

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SYLLABUS MONEY AND BANKING Ec. 411 Sec. 000 Fall 2011 Time: Tu-Thu. 4:00pm-5:15pm Place: White Hall 102 Instructor: Pedro Silos Office: 306C – Rich Memorial Bldg. Phone: 404-712-8253 (not a good way to reach me). Email: pedrosilos@gmail.com (a much better way). Office Hours: Tue-Thu.: 5:30-7:00 Course Description This course introduces students to the analysis of financial markets, financial institutions, and how these interact with the central bank as it conducts monetary policy to influence the economy. Topics covered will include: the nature and behavior of interest rates, portfolio choice, theories of the term structure, the nature of banks and the banking industry, the role of money in economic fluctuations and of monetary policy in stabilizing such fluctuations. Textbook -“ The Economic of Money, Banking and Financial Markets ”,9 th Ed., Addison-Wesley. - I’ll distribute my own lecture notes on many topics to complement the text. These notes will be given after the material has been covered. Attendance, Homework, and Exams
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course ECON 420 taught by Professor Silous during the Spring '11 term at Emory.

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