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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUAD 420 - Financial History

Fall or Spring (3) Merrick

A study of the evolution of financing arrangements, financial risk, current institutions, government policies, and the forces driving booms, busts, and financial panics. The course begins with an eclectic survey of the financial record, highlighting relevant financial theory as well as history. The final part of the course highlights the role of history in helping to shape current debate on the appropriate policy responses to macro-financial problems.