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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
3・4
Course delivery methods
Online (Synchronous)
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Social and International Studies
Department
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Tue1,2
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
BE21871

Monetary Economics University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course deals with the monetary theory and policy in the context of modern economies. It addresses the role and definition of money in the economy, the microeconomic and macroeconomic aspects of money, the demand for money, the supply of money and interest rates, monetary policy making and instruments of monetary policy, and central banking at theoretical and practical levels. The course equips students with the skills to understand the operation of modern economies and the main monetary aggregates of an economy over time and across countries and its implications on economic welfare indicators.

Learning Achievement

The main objectives are to know the function of money and monetary policy in the functioning of modern economies. As such the course provides both the theory and practical context of how monetary aggregates influence economic activity in the modern world.

Competence

This course provides opportunities for students to build their skillls in understanding the operation of modern economies and the role of money and monetary policy in the process. This skill equips students with the necessary competence and quantitative skills to study the workings of modern economies.

Course prerequisites

Introductory macroeconomics and microeconomics.

Grading Philosophy

Class participation: 20 percent, Assignments:30 percent, and Final Examination: 50 percent.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Moges Abu Girma

Other information

The course is conducted online for the fall semester using the MS Teams and reading materials are uploaded on Manaba system.
Lecture is conducted in English.
JTP. G-course. Online(Synchronous) It is expected that all students should participate actively in class discussion and submit assignments in time.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Abu Girma Moges


Link to the syllabus provided by the university