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

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

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION

General Characteristics
TitleSeminar New Challenges in Monetary Policy and Finance
Reference number272052 (PO 2017), 171662 (PO 2012)
SemesterWinter Term 2020/2021
When is it offered Only Winter Term
General topic Monetary Policy
Target group

BSc WiWi PO 2017, PO 2012

Amount of places 20
LanguageEnglish
Event placeOnline
Practice partnerNo
Event cycleBlock Event
When do you have to write the paperduring the semester
Requirements and Support
Objective Academic working, deepening of your knowledge about contemporary challenges in monetary policy and finance
Previous knowledgePrevious courses in Macroeconomics and Money, Currency and Financial Markets are recommended
Supportive courses regarding the academic working style

Online course

Formal requirementsSee here
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, Dr. Giang Nghiem
Persons in charge Dr. Giang Nghiem
Group Work and Choice of Topics
Group Work for the presentations, if several students work on the same topic
Students per group2-3
How are groups allocated Preferences
Topics

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. Monetary policy in the Digital Age

6. Monetary policy and climate change

7. Monetary policy reaction to the COVID-19 crisis in Europe

8. Monetary policy reaction to the COVID-19 crisis in the US

9. Fiscal policy reaction to the COVID-19 crisis in Europe

10. Fiscal policy reaction to the COVID-19 crisis in the US

 

How are topics allocated Preferences, possibly lottery
Pre-RegistrationWebformular (will be activated)
Schedule
Pre-Registration Starting 12.10.2020 via Online Tool
Kick-Off Meeting Tuesday, 20.10.2020 (11am-12.30 pm, Web conference Meeting)
Choice of topicsDuring the kick-off meeting
Binding registrationDuring the kick-off meeting
Starting point Day of kick-off meeting

Paper due

11.01.2021 until 12 pm, via E-Mail to Dr. Giang Nghiem
Presentations dueTwo days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
Presentation day 04.12.2020 (9 am-5 pm, Web conference Meeting)