15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will provide you with a formal analysis of monetary economics and an understanding of how monetary policy works. It will cover the role of monetary policy in the macro economy, and expose you to the latest theoretical developments in monetary theory and policy. You will also gain an appreciation of some of the limitations of monetary policy.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: This unit is available as part of the Research Training Programme.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Economics):

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