Key Questions and Issues
for In-Class Discussion
and for Exam Review

Economics 353
Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions
(Keyed to Mishkin, Business School Edition, 2nd Ed 2010)

Last Updated: 28 March 2015
Latest Course Offering: Spring Semester 2011

Course Instructor:
Professor Leigh Tesfatsion
tesfatsi AT iastate.edu

Online Econ 353 Syllabus:
http://www2.econ.iastate.edu/classes/econ353/tesfatsion/syl353.htm

Mishkin Chapter 1 ("Why Study Money, Banking, and Financial Markets?")

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Mishkin Chapter 2 ("Overview of the Financial System"): Part A

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Mishkin Chapter 2 ("Overview of the Financial System"): Part B

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Mishkin Chapter 3 ("What is Money?")

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Mishkin Chapter 4 ("Understanding Interest Rates"): Part A

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Mishkin Chapter 4 ("Understanding Interest Rates"): Part B

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Mishkin Chapter 5 ("The Behavior of Interest Rates")

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Mishkin Chapter 7: Part A ("Stock Market Pricing")

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Mishkin Chapter 7: Part B ("Rational Expectations and the Efficient Market Hypothesis")

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Mishkin Chapter 20 ("Foreign Exchange Market")

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Mishkin Chapter 21 ("International Financial System")

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Mishkin Chapter 8 ("Financial Structure")

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Mishkin Chapter 9 ("Financial Crises and the Subprime Meltdown

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Mishkin Chapter 10 ("Banking...")

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Mishkin Chapter 11/12 ("U.S. Banking...): Part A

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Mishkin Chapter 11/12 ("Financial Innovation..."): Part B

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