Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015


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ECON 455 001 (CRN: 11395)


Department: Economics
Instructor: Bryant, John B.
Meeting: 2:00PM - 2:50PM MWF (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Prerequisites: (ECON 203 OR ECON 303 OR ECON 375) AND (ECON 200 OR ECON 301 OR ECON 370)
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 36
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2024 9:35AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Description: Micro-foundations of monetary, fiscal and financial theory. Examines the unique roles of money and of banking in providing the transactions mechanism and in the functioning of financial markets. Explains the use of valued fiat, unbacked money which appears to violate basic microeconomics, in the context of Samuelson's overlapping generations model, including the implications for monetary and fiscal policy and for inflation. Discusses bank runs and financial instability.