ECON 3545

ECON 3545

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course will cover analytical models and empirical evidence on the functioning of international financial markets (exchange rates, capital flows, monetary policy spillovers). Emerging market perspectives on these issues will be emphasized, with a particular focus on the economies of China and India. The course will also survey novel financial technologies (Fintech, cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currencies) and their implications for monetary policy, financial regulation, and other policies. Students will be required to write an independent research paper (knowledge of econometrics strongly recommended).   

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 2300, or ECON 3040, or equivalent. Intermediate econometrics/statistics (e.g., ECON 3120 ) desirable.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL, EC-SAP)

Outcomes
  • Demonstrate ability to formulate a research topic, conduct independent quantitative research, and write a substantive research paper.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 4545

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6886ECON 3545  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person