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									                                 Money and Banking
                                 Economics 3610, Section 1
                                    Fall Semester 2008
                                          Syllabus
Instructor:   Edward J. (Ed) Gentry
              BSC 1987, MBA 1989 – Rider University
              Executive Vice President & Senior Commercial Lender - Triumph Bank
              E-mail:         ed@triumphbank.com
              Office:         (901) 333-8804
              Cell:           (901) 827-1603

              Administrative Assistant: Ms. Carol Dickinson
              E-mail:         carol@triumphbank.com
              Office:         (901) 333-8842

Location:     Fogelman Classroom Building # 123

Text:         The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets (Alternate Edition) by
              Frederic S. Mishkin

Meeting
Times:        Mondays (Excluding University Holidays) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Exams:        Total of six (6) exams comprised of Final, Mid-Term and four (4) exams. Each exam
              will cover 4 – 5 Chapters from the text. Final grades will be comprised as follows:

              Final Exam:               30% of Grade
              Mid-Term:                 30% of Grade
              Four (4) Exams:           40% of Grade (10% per exam)

Grades:       The grades will be allocated as follows:

              A       90 - 100
              B       80 – 89
              C       70 – 79
              D       60 – 69

Academic
Misconduct:   Cheating will not be tolerated. Anyone caught cheating will automatically fail the
              course.

Exam
Make-up:      Students are responsible for scheduling missed exams with the instructor. Make-up
              exams should be scheduled to occur within a week of the missed exam.

Course
Outline:      The agenda for classroom sessions and exam dates is as follows on page 2 of the
              Syllabus. The syllabus is subject to change.
       Money and Banking
       Fall Semester 2008
       Syllabus - Page 2

Week
No.         Date      Chapter   Chapter Title
 1        8/25/2008     1       Why Study Money, Banking and Financial Markets?
                        2       An Overview of the Financial System

 2         9/1/2008    N/A      University Holiday - Labor Day

 3         9/8/2008     3       What is Money?
                        4       Understanding Interest Rates
                                Quiz on Chapters 1-4

 4        9/15/2008     5       The Behavior of Interest Rates
                        9       Banking and the Management of Banking Institutions

 5        9/22/2008     10      Banking Industry: Structure and Competition
                        11      Economic Analysis of Banking Regulation

 6        9/29/2008             Quiz on Chapters 5,9,10 & 11
                        15      Structure of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve System

 7        10/6/2008             Mid-Term Exam (Chapters 1-4, 5,9,10,11& 15)

 8       10/13/2008    N/A      University Holiday - Columbus Day

 10      10/27/2008     18      Tools of Monetary Policy
                        19      What Should the Central Banks Do? Monetary Policy Goals, Strategy and Tactics

 11       11/3/2008     23      Aggregate Demand and Supply Analysis
                        25      Money and Inflation

 12      11/10/2008     7       The Stock Market, the Theory of Rational Expectations, and the Efficient Market et.al.
                                Quiz on Chapters 18,19,23, 25 & 7

 13      11/17/2008     8       An Economic Analysis of Financial Structure
                        12      Nonbank Finance

 14      11/24/2008     13      Financial Derivatives
                        14      Conflicts of Interest in the Financial Industry

 15       12/1/2008     20      The Foreign Exchange Market
                                Quiz on Chapters 8,12,13,14 & 20

 16       12/8/2008             Final Exam

								
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