ECON 3210 - The Financial System and the Economy3 credit hours
Prerequisites: ECON 2410 ; junior standing. Basic introduction to the functions of financial institutions and markets in the conduct of domestic and international economic transactions. Within financial market context, focus on special role that money plays as an asset and a determinant of the price level, the cause of inflation and inflation’s effects on interest rates and borrowing costs, and the influence of Federal Reserve actions (monetary policy) on money and interest rates.
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