The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Monetary Policy in the Asia Pacific
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Monetary Policy in the Asia Pacific

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David Cook

Instructor: David Cook

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8 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to the first module! This module will focus on the microeconomics of monetary policy implementation. We study how the central bank balances supply against demand in liquidity markets to target the key interest rate on interbank lending and influence money markets.

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19 videos6 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts

Welcome to Module 2! This module will focus on the macroeconomics of monetary policy strategy. We study the how (and why!) the central bank sets monetary policy in response to business cycle conditions in order to achieve a smooth and predictable inflation target.

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18 videos2 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

This module will focus on the various interactions between monetary policy and exchange rates. We study how monetary policy affects the balance of supply and demand in foreign exchange markets and policies required to stabilize the relative value of domestic currency

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16 videos2 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

Welcome to the final exam module! This module discusses regional approaches to exchange rate stabilization in Singapore and China. This supplementary material should help you tie together the application of concepts from the previous modules. However, only materials from Modules 1-3 will be directly covered in the final exam.

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4 videos2 readings2 quizzes

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David Cook
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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