349 assignment s1 2011

349 assignment s1 2011 - this may be so, including...

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University of Toronto Department of Economics ECO349 Money, Banking, and Financial Markets G. Georgopoulos Summer S1 2011 Assignment Total 50 marks (10 marks each) Due June 24, 2011 1. Find a recent (April 2011-June 2011) money and banking related article in the media (the Economist, Globe and Mail, National Post, New York Times, etc.,), and attempt to explain parts or all of it using the tools we learned in class. Highlight the sentences that you analyze, and hand in the article along with your work. Use written and graphical explanations. (Approximately 3 double spaced pages) 2. While most developed countries experienced a severe crisis in their financial sectors in 2008, many emerging and developing countries did not experience such a major crisis. Explain why
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Unformatted text preview: this may be so, including investigating the financial regulations in those countries (look at 2 emerging or developing countries). (Approximately 3 double spaced pages) 3. While there are a few factors influencing the value of the Canadian dollar relative to the U.S. dollar, the main factor raising the value of the Canadian dollar is the relatively high level of money growth in the U.S. Determine whether this statement is true, false, or uncertain. In your explanation outline the factors influencing the value of the Canadian dollar. (Approximately 3 double spaced pages) 4. Chapter 13, Question 5. (Maximum 2 double spaced pages). 5. Chapter 20, Web Exercise #1....
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