This course has two main objectives. One is to study the role played by banks in modern monetary economies and financial markets, including issues arising from bank regulation, the role of banks in financial intermediation, and the significance of bank behaviour in monetary policy. This includes analysis of monetary innovations through crypto-currencies such as "bit-coin", and the shadow banking systems that played a significant role in the Global Financial Crisis. The second objective is to study the operation of monetary policy generally, in large economies such as the USA, and in small open economies such as Australia.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand several key models and concepts of monetary economics and banking theory
- Understand simple articles concerned with monetary economics and banking theory
- Apply to current events key models and concepts of monetary economics and banking theory
- Appreciate the potential importance of monetary phenomenon in the economy
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WorkloadTwo lectures and one tutorial per week
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9255||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|