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Economics of Financial Markets and the Central Bank

Module code: ECON 3508

Module description

The module will analyse the structure and monetary policy strategy of the European Central Bank (ECB). This will be followed by an in-depth examination of the monetary policy implementation technology of the ECB before and after the global financial crisis.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 24 hours
  • Tutorials: 8 hours


  • 1500-word essay: 45%
  • Exam (60 mins): 50%
  • Engagement and participation assignments: 5%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books