Alexander Rathke: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2018

NameHerr Dr. Alexander Rathke
KOF Konjunkturforschungsstelle
ETH Zürich, LEE G 303
Leonhardstrasse 21
8092 Zürich
Telefon+41 44 632 86 23
DepartementManagement, Technologie und Ökonomie

363-1021-00LMonetary Policy3 KP2VJ.‑E. Sturm, A. Rathke
KurzbeschreibungThe main aim of this course is to analyse the goals of monetary policy and to review the instruments available to central banks in order to pursue these goals. It will focus on the transmission mechanisms of monetary policy and the differences between monetary policy rules and discretionary policy. It will also make connections between theoretical economic concepts and current real world issues.
LernzielThis lecture will introduce the fundamentals of monetary economics and explain the working and impact of monetary policy.
LiteraturThe course will be based on chapters of:
Mishkin, Frederic S. (2015), The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets 11th edition, Pearson. ISBN 10: 1-29-209418-4 ISBN 13: 978-1-292-09418-2
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBasic knowledge in international economics and a good background in macroeconomics. The course website can be found at: