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ECO402H1 Topics in Health Economics
DAY/TIME: Wednesday 10-1 (12-1 = tutorial hour)
Course Instructor: Professor Courtney Ward
This course explores a variety of topics in health economics, providing students with an overview of current and historical institutional characteristics of the market for, and public policy towards, health care. Students will apply theoretical and empirical tools to current domestic and international issues in health policy. No previous background in health economics is required.
Prerequisite: ECO200Y1/ECO204Y1/ECO206Y1; ECO202Y1/ECO208Y1/ECO209Y1;
At least one FCE in ECO at the 300 level or higher.
ECO409H1 Topics in Money, Banking, and Finance
DAY/TIME: Monday 10-12, Friday 1-2 (tutorial)
Course Instructor: Professor Ilias Tsiakas
This course examines the foundations of money and financial institutions using tools mastered in micro and macroeconomics. .
note: The course will take an in-depth look at empirical asset pricing, with an emphasis on the stock market. Interest rates, the bond market and exchange rates, as they relate to money and banking, will also be covered.
Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge 2016-17
Congratulations to our Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge team: they did an excellent job representing themselves and the University of Toronto and made it to the finals! Teams from across Canada developed a monetary policy recommendation for the Bank of Canada's governing council. More than 140 participants from 24 Canadian universities participated in the 2016–17 competition and only five teams made it to the finals. For more information, please visit the Bank of Canada website.
Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge
Congratulations to our Bank of Canada Governor's Challenge team: they competed in the finals and did an excellent job representing themselves and the University of Toronto! Teams from across Canada developed a monetary policy recommendation for the Bank of Canada's governing council. Over 100 undergraduates from 22 universities took part in the competition and just five teams made it to the finals. For more information on the results of the challenge, see: this link.