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EIB E233M: Finance, Growth and Business Cycles

Course Description

In this module we consider the potential role played by financial markets and the role of financial intermediation. We also study the actual structure and performance of banks, stock markets, and bond markets across a range of countries, and the extent of worldwide financial integration. There will be a focus on the worldwide financial and economic crisis that began in 2008. This module should appeal to students with interests in economic policy, financial and portfolio management, and international business. One-half credit.
Not offered AY 2017-2018, 2018-2019.