Syllabus

Titel
5977 Research & Policy Seminar: Money, Credit and Finance
LV-Leiter/innen
Assoz.Prof PD Dr. Katrin Rabitsch-Schilcher, PD Dr. Fabio Rumler
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
08.02.2019 bis 17.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 29.05.2019 18:00 - 20:00 D4.0.144
Freitag 31.05.2019 09:00 - 13:00 D4.0.144
Mittwoch 05.06.2019 18:00 - 20:00 D4.0.144
Freitag 07.06.2019 09:00 - 13:00 D4.0.144
Mittwoch 12.06.2019 18:00 - 20:00 D4.0.144
Freitag 14.06.2019 09:00 - 13:00 D4.0.144
Mittwoch 19.06.2019 18:00 - 20:00 D4.0.144
Freitag 21.06.2019 09:00 - 13:00 D4.0.144
Mittwoch 26.06.2019 18:00 - 20:00 D4.0.144
Freitag 28.06.2019 09:00 - 13:00 D4.0.144

Inhalte der LV

This course is the Research and Policy seminar to the specialization on Money, Credit and Finance. In this course students gain hands-on-experience through an independent research project that comprises writing a seminar thesis and giving a presentation of the research outcome.

These projects should be related to any of the broad topics discussed in the lecture-based course https://learn.wu.ac.at/dotlrn/classes/pool/5976.19s/syllabus/, e.g.,

  1. Conventional and unconventional monetary policy
  2. The monetary transmission mechanism
  3. The New Keynesian model for policy analysis
  4. Financial frictions in macroeconomic models
  5. Inflation forecasting

Students are welcome to come up with their own topics.  

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

Students should learn to apply their knowledge acquired in the lecture-based part of the specialization to a precise research question in the area of monetary economics, international macroeconomics and monetary policy analysis. Strong seminar papers are welcome to be the basis for writing an MSc. thesis in this field.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance is compulsory. A maximum of 2 course hours (1 absence) are allowed to be missed.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

In this part of the specialization, students present their research outline (labeled initial presentation) and findings / research results (final presentation end of June). 

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Grading is based on

  • active participation
  • intial presentation
  • final presentation
  • term paper

Strong term-papers can be extended to a MSc. thesis 

Empfohlene inhaltliche Vorkenntnisse

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

katrin.rabitsch@wu.ac.at

fabio.rumler@oenb.at

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 13.02.2019



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