2020-21 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    May 11, 2021  
2020-21 Pomona College Catalog
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ECON166 PO - Advanced Topics in Banking

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2021.
Instructor(s): M. Zemel
Credit: 1

The course will introduce students to the unique nature of financial intermediaries, with a focus on commercial banks. We will examine the role that these institutions play in the economy, the risks they face and the general approaches taken by both banks and regulators to manage these risks. The course will include a module on modern, quantitative methods to measure financial risks. In addition, the course will highlight current policy questions regarding the role of financial institutions in our economy. Prerequisites: ECON 057 PO , ECON 156 PO  or ECON 157 PO .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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