Seminar: New Challenges in Monetary Policy and Finance (272052)

Seminar: New Challenges in Monetary Policy and Finance (272052)

Seminar Description

General Characteristics
Title Seminar New Challenges in Monetary Policy and Finance
Reference number 272052 (PO 2017)
Semester WiSe 2023/2024
When is it offered WiSe only
General topic Monetary Policy
Target group

BSc WiWi PO 2017

Amount of places 20
Language Deutsch
Event place internal seminar
Practice partner Bundesbank Hauptverwaltung in Bremen, Niedersachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt, Georgsplatz 5, 30159 Hannover
Event cycle Block Event
When do you have to write the paper during the semester
Requirements and Support
Goal setting Scientific work, deepening knowledge of the current challenges in monetary and financial policy
Required prior knowledge Previous courses in “Makroökonomik” and “Geld, Währung und Finanzmärkte” and “Geldpolitik” are recommended
Supporting course for the introduction to scientific work Online materials
Formal requirements To be determined within the framework of the information on scientific work at the beginning of the course
General literature Basic literature on the individual topics will be announced in the introductory event
Starting literature available Yes
Methodology Literature work, possibly simple statistical analyzes
Special software used No
Recommended word processing software LATEX or MS Word
Word scope of the term paper 12
Outline meetings Min. 1, max. 3
Performance requirements / evaluation including weighting Compulsory attendance, verbal participation in discussions [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individual work) [70%]
Examiner Prof. Dr. Lena Dräger
Contact Person Sebastian Eiblmeier
Group Work and Choice of Topics
Work in groups Possible if a topic is selected twice
Group size Max. 2
Procedure for the composition of the groups Preference based

1. Monetary policy and financial stability

2. The consequences of persistently low nominal interest rates

3. The undesired and/or unexpected effects from Quantitative Easing

4. The limits of forward guidance as a monetary policy instrument

5. Central Bank Forecasting Errors

6. Monetary policy in the Digital Age

7. Monetary policy and climate change

8. Monetary Policy Reaction to the COVID crisis 

9. Monetary Policy Reaction to Supply Side Shocks

10. Monetary Policy in Times of High Inflation

Procedure for assigning topics Preference-based, if necessary lottery procedure
Type of pre-registration Web form (will be here activated on October 10th, 2022)
Pre-Registration 02.10.23 – 06.10.23 via the web form
Introductory event 13.10.23 at 9.15 Uhr am, Room 332 (1501)
Topic assignment During the introductory event
Binding registration During the introductory event
Start of processing seminar paper With the binding registration on the date of the introductory event
Submission of seminar paper 12.01.24 till 12o'clock Upload Stud.IP
Submission of presentation One day before the presentation by Upload Stud.IP
Presentation event 15.12.23, from 09 am till 17 pm room to be announced