Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Oct 01, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECO 502 - Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy

(3) The best way to learn about finance and economics is to know the players and the system. In this course, students learn about all the major participants in global finance, including central banks, financial institutions, and stock and bond markets. Monetary policy and other major financial policy decisions will also be explored. Risk-return concepts including hedging, derivatives, and asset valuation will be covered in detail. The course focuses on financial crises and their policy implications illuminating interactions, roles, and failures of major market participants.

Prerequisites: FIN 301 LAW 303 ; Juniors or Seniors only.  
When Offered
Every fall semester.
Cross-listed FIN 502