2018/19 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS5146M Money, Monetary Policy and the Global Financial Crisis
15 creditsClass Size: 100
Module manager: Giuseppe Fontana
Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable
Year running 2018/19
This module is not approved as an Elective
Module summaryThis is a new module that interrogates competing theoretical and empirical perspectives on money, inflation, and interest rates, and their implications among other things for the 2007-2008 GFC.
ObjectivesThe module aims to enable students to develop and demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the modern theories of money, monetary theory and policy. Students will be able to apply critically these theoretical materials to current real-world issues, including the investigation of the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC).
Upon completion of the module students will be able to:
- Critically evaluate competing theoretical and empirical perspectives on money, inflation, and interest rates and their implications for understanding among other things the 2007-2008 GFC.
- Critically analyse and synthesise competing theoretical and empirical perspectives on monetary theory and policy, and their implications for understanding among other things the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC)
- Demonstrate a critical awareness of recent theoretical and empirical research on money, inflation and interest.
- Endogenous Money Theory,
- Interest Theories, Liquidity Preference Theory,
- Inflation Theories,
- Monetary Policy Rules,
- Financial Instability and Crises.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||134.00|
|Total Contact hours||16.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||150.00|
Private studyStudents are expected to read the recommended literature and to seek out further research publications in order to deepen their understanding of the topic. Students are asked to revise the lecture material and prepare oral presentations on pre-assigned topics in seminar classes.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackMonitoring will be done in various ways, including student group presentations at seminars. Group presentations will be evaluated, and feedback will be offered.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Oral Presentation||10-15 minute group presentations||0.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||0.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
The resit for the module is 100% examination.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 30/04/2018
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