20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module covers monetary theory and monetary policy. It presents several economic models and discusses what monetary policy can and cannot do, as well as an introduction to the New Keynesian model. The module aims to enable students to apply the skills of economic analysis to the conduct of central banks and to the mechanisms underlying the monetary transmission mechanism.

Restrictions on availability: ECN130 or SMI equivalent. ECN21004 or ECN21007 or SMI equivalent. ECN202.

Staff Contact: PAEZ-FARRELL JUAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing

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

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