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Finance, Regulation, and the Economy
ECON 223
Fall 2022
Section: 01  

With recent financial scandals and crises, it is important to ask whether the finance industry should be regulated and should undergo further policy reforms. Many scholars and policy experts contend that the current system is simply not designed to make policy choices on behalf of the public. In this course we will explore current financial innovations (e.g., mutual funds, hedge funds, securitizations, cryptocurrencies) and potential policy options in order to protect "Main Street" from "Wall Street." Additionally, we will explore the manner in which modern finance has grown out of powerful theories, both mathematical and psychological.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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