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10645-01 - Vorlesung: Monetary Theory 3 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2024
Angebotsmuster Jedes Herbstsemester
Dozierende Aleksander Berentsen (aleksander.berentsen@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt In this lecture, we will study the roles of money and alternative means of payment in modern economies. We will be looking at the kind of frictions that make money essential and beneficial. On this basis, we will discuss various micro- and macroeconomic aspects of monetary theory and policy.
Lernziele Study the microfoundations of monetary theory.
Literatur The lecture is based on the book "Money, Payments, and Liquidity" (MIT Press, 2nd edition) by Guillaume Rocheteau (University of California, Irvine) and Ed Nosal (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta).
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Teilnahmebedingungen Prerequisites:
Completed BA in Business und Economics.
Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Registration: Please enroll in the Online Services (services.unibas.ch);

Eucor-Students and mobility students of other Swiss Universities or the FHNW first have to register at the University of Basel BEFORE the start of the course and receive their login data by post (e-mail address of the University of Basel). Processing time up to a week! Detailed information can be found here: https://www.unibas.ch/de/Studium/Mobilitaet.html
After successful registration you can enroll for the course in the Online Services (services.unibas.ch).

Applies to everyone: Enrolment = Registration for the course and the exam!
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall Wochentag Zeit Raum
wöchentlich Montag 16.15-20.00 Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium


Datum Zeit Raum
Montag 16.09.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Montag 23.09.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Montag 30.09.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Montag 07.10.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Montag 14.10.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Montag 21.10.2024 16.15-20.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Auditorium
Module Kernmodul: Core Areas in Monetary Economics (Masterstudium: International and Monetary Economics)
Modul: Fundamentals in Finance and Money (Masterstudium: Finance and Money)
Modul: Specific Electives in Business and Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Specific Electives in Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Leistungsüberprüfung Examen
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Written exam: tbd
Repeat exam: tbd

After the lecture 'Monetary Theory', the lecture 'Advanced Monetary Theory' starts. In this second part the students will present a paper at the research frontier of monetary theory. The papers will be based on the theory that we just learned. The final grade for 'Advanced Monetary Theory' is based on the presentation. Participation when other students present is mandatory.

The lecture 'Monetary Theory' can be taken without taking 'Advanced Monetary Theory'. However, only students that have taken the lecture 'Monetary Theory' can attend 'Advanced Monetary Theory'.

For courses with a main lecture exam, a repeat exam is offered in addition to the regular examination date.This repeat examination can only be taken if the student has taken part in and failed the regular examination (grade < 4.0) see English translation of the study guide of our master programs by December 13, 2021: Paragraph
An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung Anm.: Belegen Lehrveranstaltung; Abm.: stornieren
Wiederholungsprüfung eine Wiederholung, bester Versuch zählt
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen einmal wiederholbar
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