Seminar Money and International Finance (272027)

Seminar Money and International Finance (272027)

Seminar Description

  • Summer Term
    General Characteristics
    TitleSeminar Money and International Finance
    Reference number 272027
    Semester Summer Term 2022
    When is it offered Summer
    General topic

    Monetary policy regimes and instruments

    Target group

    BSc WiWi PO 2017: Skill area VWL

    Amount of places 20
    LanguageGerman or English (Literature in English, seminar paper and presentations can be in English or German)
    Event place internal seminar
    Practice partner

    Bundesbank Hauptverwaltung in Bremen, Niedersachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt, Georgsplatz 5, 30159 Hannover

    Event cycleBlock Event
    When do you have to write the paperduring the semester
    Requirements and Support
    Objective Academic working, deepening of your knowledge about monetary policy and exchange rate regimes
    Previous knowledgePrevious courses in Macroeconomics and Money, Currency and Financial Markets is recommended
    Supportive courses regarding the academic working style

    Online materials

    Formal requirementsTo be determined within the framework of the information on scientific work at the beginning of the course
    General literature Starting literature will be provided in the kick-off meeting
    Starting literature availableYes
    MethodsLiterature work, possibly easy statistical analysis
    Used softwareNone
    Recommended word processing software LATEX or MS Word
    Word scope of the term paper12
    Meeting to discuss your papers structure Min. 1, max. 3
    Grade weightsParticipation is required, participation in discussion [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individually) [70%]
    ExaminerProf. Dr. Lena Dräger
    Persons in chargeProf. Dr. Lena Dräger, M.Sc. Sebastian Eiblmeier
    Group Work and Choice of Topics
    Group Work for the presentations, if several students work on the same topic
    Students per group1-2
    How are groups allocated Preferences

    1. The role of central bank communication

    a) Impact on the formation of household expectations

    b) Impact on the anchoring of inflation expectations


    2. Inflation expectations and household consumption decisions


    3. Monetary policy in emerging markets (except China)


    4. Monetary policy in China


    5. Currency boards as a monetary policy system

    a) Example Estonia

    b) Example Hong Kong

    c) Example Argentina


    6. Optimum currency areas

    a) Example Eurozone

    b) Example Southeast Asia

    How are topics allocated Preferences, possibly lottery
    Pre-RegistrationWebformular (will be activated)
    Pre-Registration 4.-10. April 2022 via Webformular
    Kick-Off MeetingFriday, 22 April 2022, 09.15-10.45 a.m. in room 342 (building 1501). Participation is mandatory.
    Choice of topics During the kick-off meeting
    Binding registrationDuring the kick-off meeting
    Starting pointDay of kick-off meeting
    Paper due 01.07.2022, until 12 pm, via E-Mail to sekretariat@gif.uni-hannover.de
    Presentations dueTwo days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
    Presentation dayFriday, 17 June 2022, 9 a.m. till 17 p.m. in room 442 (building 1501)