ECON236 - Financial Economics I

This course will cover research topics at the boundary between macroeconomics and finance. Topics may include the study of macroeconomic models with financial frictions, conventional and unconventional monetary policy, its transmission mechanism and the term structure of interest rates, sovereign debt crises, search frictions and segmentation in housing markets, (over)leveraging by households, heterogeneous expectations, excess volatility, financial bubbles and crises. Prerequisites: 210, 211, 212.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
3
Max
5
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No