Short Description

Learn about the assessment of risks inherent in the management of financial institutions and the importance of such institutions in a country’s economic development. The effectiveness of supervision and surveillance to ensure the financial stability of the economy will also be covered.

You’ll learn to:

  • Appreciate the importance to the economy of its financial structure (markets and institutions)
  • Understand and critically evaluate the economic rationale underpinning the operations of banks and similar institutions
  • Identify the macroeconomic interface between these institutions and the 'real' economy
  • Critically evaluate the importance of regulation and its limits