Política Monetária e Financeira
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(*) Pedro Bação encontra-se a fazer o PhD no Birbeck College.
Após o ano de 2005/06 toda a informação da disciplina passou a ser canalizada pelo WOC e pelo MOODLE
ECTS Information Package
1st s 4h 5ECTS optional (E)
Aims: The understanding of the process of a monetary and fiscal policy and its efficiency in actual economies. Learning how to implement monetary and interest changes; government expenditure and tax changes; as well as how to measure and perceive those results. Special interest in EMU fiscal and monetary policy. The international monetary order and system and its possible evolution is also envisaged.
Contents: Money creation and Central Bank policy:
open market policy; reserve ratio policy and credit control measures. Central Bank
independence. Lags and uncertainty under the conduct of monetary policy. Fiscal policy:
the government budget; the functional finances principles and its critique; indicators and
targets of fiscal policy. Monetary and fiscal policy flexibility and stabilisation
policies. Monetary orders and systems: actual behaviour and evolution.
- André Chaîneau, Mécanismes et Politiques Monétaires, Paris, PUF, last edition (after the 10th).
- Jagdish Handa, Monetary Economics, Routledge, 2000, London.
- Ronald McKinnon, The Rules of the Game, International Money abd Exchange Rtaes, The M.I.T. Press, 1996
- European Central Bank, The Monetary Policy of the E.C.B., Frankfurt, 2001
Faculdade de Economia
Grupo de Estudos Monetários e Financeiros (G.E.M.F.)
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