Monetary Policy, Financial Markets and the European Crisis

Instructor: 
Time I: 
Wednesday, 03:30pm
Venue I: 
DIW, Mohrenstr. 58, Elinor Ostrom Hall/Karl Popper Room
Description: 

In this seminar, the participants shall prepare and present a seminar paper. The participants choose a topic that fits to the seminar title, which means that it shall deal with the European crisis. Recommendable are topics, which analyze economic policy decisions (especially the monetary policy of the ECB) as well as the functioning of the financial markets or the contagion effects of the crisis. The paper can be empirical or theoretical and shall orientate towards the academic literature in this field.
To allow an intensive dialogue among the students, the seminar is organized in block classes. Many topics are closely related to each other.

Discussion of seminar topics: 29.10.2019, 10:00-12:30 & 31.10.2019, 10:00-12:30
Presentation and discussion of seminar papers: 23.01.2020, 10:00-14:00 & 30.01.2020, 10:00-14:00

Registration: 7.10.2019 - 11.10.2019 via e-mail to mfratzscher@diw.de (Please indicate your program and matriculation number.)

Exam:
Ungraded presentation and discussion, and term paper.

Credits: 
6.00
Semester: 
Fall 2019
Affiliation: 
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung