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ECON13-305: Money and Monetary Policy

Description

Monetary economics is concerned with the effects of monetary institutions and policy actions on economic variables such as inflation and interest rates. Money and monetary policy is an important decision-making consideration for managers in a variety of fields. This subject aims to provide a basic understanding of money and monetary policy with special reference to the Australian context. In the first half of the subject, the role of money in the economy, the structure of financial markets theories of money demand and the money supply and related topics are explored. The second part of the subject examines monetary policy with a special reference to The Fed and Reserve Bank of Australia.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: ECON13-305
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Bond Business School
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Business, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning objectives

1. Explain the role and functions of central banks in the design and implementation of monetary policy for a specific country. 2. Apply monetary theory to analyse central bank policies. 3. Evaluate cross-country differences in monetary policy. 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical considerations related to contemporary issues in monetary policy around the world.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions:

Students must have completed 120 credit points prior to enrolling.

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022