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Macroeconomic policy and financial markets

M425

This module has been specially designed to increase the depth of your understanding of macroeconomics by focusing on the relation financial markets have to macroeconomics.

Topics covered

  • Macroeconomics and the World of Finance
  • Saving and Finance
  • Investment and Financial Markets
  • Monetary Policy and the Central Bank
  • Fiscal Policy and Government Finances
  • Expectations, Inflation, and Interest Rates
  • Foreign Exchange Markets and Foreign Trade
  • International Capital Flows and Financial Markets

Assessment

  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)