ECO3010 : Monetary Economics
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr David Barlow
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
The module considers in depth various issues relating to the nature of money, money and economic activity, the role of the central bank, financial crises and bank regulation.
Outline Of Syllabus
Introduction: the nature of money and the monetary economy.
Supply and demand for money.
The transmission mechanism from money to aggregate demand.
The Central Bank.
The conduct of monetary policy.
Financial crises and bank regulation.
European Monetary Union.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||2||1:00||2:00||Revision lecture|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||14||1:00||14:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||40:00||40:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||4||1:00||4:00||Seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||40:00||40:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide an overview of materials. Seminars test students understanding, give opportunity for discussion.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Written exam tests students' knowledge and ability to analyse monetary problems.