Financial Institutions

ECON 1760 S01 [CRN: 15793]

This course analyzes the role of financial institutions in allocating resources, managing risk, and exerting corporate governance over firms. After studying interest rate determination, the risk and term structure of interest rates, derivatives, and the role of central banks, it takes an international perspective in examining the emergence, operation, and regulation of financial institutions, especially banks. Prerequisites: ECON 1110 or 1130; and 1210. Enrollment limited to 100.
Fall 2017
14:30 - 15:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017