Course Information Professor: Steve Rick Office: Social Science 6416 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Lectures: Tues. and Thurs. 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM, Social Science 5206 Office Hours: Tues. and Thurs. 10:50AM - 11:30AM and by appointment Phone: (608)-665-5454 CUNA Mutual Group (608)-262-0235 University of Wisconsin
Discussion Section 302, Fri. 9:55 AM - 10:45 AM, Van Hise 582 Section 303, Fri. 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM, Ingraham 224 Section 306, Fri. 12:05 PM - 12:55 PM, Social Science 6322 Section 307, Fri. 2:25 PM - 3:15 PM, Social Science 4314
TA Information Name: Steven Zhang Office: Social Science 7439 Email: email@example.com Office Hours: Weds. 3:30PM-4:30PM and by appointment
Name: Chenlai Shi Office: Social Science 7230 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours: Fri. 2:30PM-3:30PM and by appointment
Textbook Frederic S. Mishkin. The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets. Eleventh Edition, 2013. Pearson Addison Wesley.
Grading Homework (10%) + Midterm 1*(25%) + Midterm 2* (25%) + Final** (40%) * Midterm exams will be held during regular class time ** Final exam is NOT cumulative Key Dates: Midterm 1 - 10/6/2016 Midterm 2 - 11/10/2016 Final - 12/17/2016
Course Description This course addresses five areas of importance: Financial Markets – Interest rates, stock markets, efficient market hypothesis; Financial Institutions – Bank management, structure, competition, regulation; Central Banking and the Conduct of Monetary Policy – Federal Reserve, money supply process, monetary policy tools; International Finance and Monetary Policy – Foreign exchange market, international financial system; Monetary Theory – Demand for money, ISLM model, aggregate demand and supply, transmission mechanisms of monetary policy, inflation, and rational expectations.