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L6391 Regulation of Financial Institutions

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Students will gain a basic understanding of the theory of financial intemediation and the role of banks and bank-substitutes in performing that function.
  • Students will gain general familiarity with the US regulation of banks, including the historical and political economy forces that have shaped regulation.
  • Students will become familiar with certain aspects of the Dodd-Frank regulatory reform regime, especially those tied to the control of systemic risk.

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Upperclass