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 or permission from the Program Head.
Internet delivery format. Departmental approval needed. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. BBA students requiring course approval, please call the BBA Degree Program Administrator at 604-432-8609. This course's main delivery is online, but the midterm will be held Saturday, June 9 from 14:00-16:00, and the final will be held Thursday, August 2 from 18:00-20:00.
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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
ECON 7570 is offered as a part of the following programs:
The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, Sixth Canadian Edition Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (6th Edition)
Frederic S. Mishkin, Apostolos Serletis
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