ECON 4673:  Money & Banking

Contact Information
Dr. Benjamin Keen
Associate Professor of Economics 
Office: 437 Cate Center One
Office Hours: M/W, 2:00pm-3:00pm (virtual) and by appointment (virtual or in-person)
Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Syllabus

 

Monday Wednesday
Week 01 August 22

Why Study Money, Banking, and Financial Markets?
Reading: Chapter 1
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
August 24

An Overview of the Financial System
Reading: Chapter 2
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 02 August 29

What is Money? 
Reading: Chapter 3
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
August 31

The Meaning of Interest Rates
Reading: Chapter 4
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 03 September 5

Labor Day:  No Class


 
September 7

The Behavior of Interest Rates
Reading: Chapter 5
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 04 September 12

The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates
Reading: Chapter 6
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
September 14

The Stock Market
Reading: Chapter 7
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 05 September 19

Review for Midterm Exam #1
Exam Preparation Questions
Exam Preparation Answers
 
September 21

Midterm Exam #1
Formula Sheet: Exam #1

 
Week 06 September 26

An Economic Analysis of Financial Structure
Reading: Chapter 8
Homework Questions
Homework Answers

September 28

Banking and the Management of Financial Institutions
Reading: Chapter 9  
Homework Questions
Homework Answers

Week 07 October 3

Economic Analysis of Financial Regulation
Reading: Chapter 10
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
October 5

Banking Industry: Structure and Competition
Reading: Chapter 11
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 08 October 10

Financial Crises
Reading: Chapter 12
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
October 13

Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System
Reading: Chapter 13
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 09

October 17

Review for Midterm Exam #2
Exam Preparation Questions
Exam Preparation Answers
 

October 19

Midterm Exam #2
Formula Sheet: Exam #2

 
Week 10 October 24

The Money Supply Process
Reading: Chapter 14
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
October 26

Tools of Monetary Policy
Reading: Chapter 15
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 11 October 31

The Conduct of Monetary Policy
Reading: Chapter 16
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
November 2

The Quantity Theory, Inflation, and the Demand for Money
Reading: Chapter 19
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 12 November 7

The IS Curve
Reading: Chapter 20
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
November 9

The Monetary Policy and Aggregate Demand Curves
Reading: Chapter 21
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 13 November 14

Aggregate Demand and Supply Analysis
Reading: Chapter 22
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
November 16

Review for Midterm Exam #3
Exam Preparation Questions
Exam Preparation Answers
 
Week 14 November 21

Midterm Exam #3
Formula Sheet: Exam #3

 
November 23

Thanksgiving Break: No Class


 
Week 15 November 28

Monetary Policy Theory
Reading: Chapter 23
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
November 30

Monetary Policy at the Zero Lower Bound
Reading: Chapter 24
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
Week 16 December 5

The Role of Expectations in Monetary Policy
Reading: Chapter 25
Homework Questions
Homework Answers
December 7

Review for Final
Final Preparation Questions
Final Preparation Answers
 

Formula Sheet: Final

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Last Modified: July 29, 2022