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ECO 396J - Topic: Faces of the Fed: The Political Economy of U.S. Monetary Policy
Course Description:The course examines the evolution of central banking in the United States over the past two hundred and thirty years. Key developments are highlighted from a variety of perspectives including economic, historical, political, and organizational approaches. A unique aspect of the course is its focus on the leaders of the Federal Reserve System, their challenges, and their response to the business cycle and the changes in the structure of the U.S. economy and financial markets.
Course Rotation: NY: Fall

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Economics Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level ECO 105 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level ECO 106 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level ECO 238 Minimum Grade of D