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Financial Markets, Banking and the Macro-Economy ECON 7570

Economics Course

Course details

This course emphasizes the economic way of thinking by developing a unifying framework to study money, banking, and financial markets. This analytic framework uses a few basic economic concepts to organize your thinking about the determination of asset prices, the structure of financial markets, bank management and the role of money in the economy.


  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Differentiate the relationships among the institutions and the structures of the Canadian Banking System.
  • Explain the determination of interest rates and the variables that impact interest rates.
  • Explain the functions of the Bank of Canada and the "Bank Act".
  • Assess and interpret Canada's Monetary Policy.
  • Analyze and identify factors that cause exchange rates to change.
  • Identify the linkages between international financial prices.
  • Measure the impact of exchange rate movements on the cash flow of a firm.

Effective as of Fall 2015


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