432070 VU European Monetary Policy, Banking Superversion and Financial Market Stability

summer semester 2020 | Last update: 02.11.2020 Place course on memo list
VU European Monetary Policy, Banking Superversion and Financial Market Stability
VU 2
The goal of this economics course is to understand the theoretical underpinning of European monetary policy and the institutional design of European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and to see how they work in practice. We will discuss the performance of and potential challenges for EMU and for the Eurosystem (i.e. EZB and participating national central banks) including the challenges emanating from EMU enlargement. The course also offers an in-depth discussion of European banking supervision and financial market stability issues.

The focus is exclusively on the application of monetary theory in policy in the EMU context.

  • A little theory: money, inflation and transmission
  • The institutional design of and decision making in EMU and in particular the ESCB / Eurosystem. Some comparative remarks with respect to the Federal Reserve System. EMU enlargement issues
  • Monetary Policy and Financial Stability, applied monetary decision making, joining the ERM II and adopting the euro
  • Banking supervision and financial stability reporting, The course consists of 3 modules: Module 1: Banking Supervision and Financial Stability Module 2: Theory and ECB Strategy Module 3: Institutional Design of EMU, EMU enlargement and comparison with FED RES
presentations, workshops, discussion
written exam


not applicable

In case of (preliminary) organizational questions, do feel free to contact Andreas Exenberger as in-house contact person, either in person (office w3.41) or by e-mail (andreas.exenberger@uibk.ac.at).

to be announced
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2020-03-20
09.00 - 09.45 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-03-26
08.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-03-26
14.00 - 17.45 SR 18 (Sowi) SR 18 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2020-03-27
09.00 - 16.45 SR 9 (Sowi) SR 9 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2020-05-19
12.00 - 19.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2020-05-20
08.00 - 13.45 SR 13 (Sowi) SR 13 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2020-06-15
08.00 - 12.45 SR 4 (Sowi) SR 4 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Mon 2020-06-15
13.00 - 18.45 SR 13 (Sowi) SR 13 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Tue 2020-06-16
08.00 - 14.45 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free