ECO 622 - Banking & Financial Institutions
||This course addresses the basic aspects of financial institutions. Topics include discus-sions on all standard financial institutions with an emphasis to commercial banks. Dis-cussion includes Mutual funds, Insurance companies, Leasing firms, Credit unions and non profits, Investment banks, Hedge funds etc., commercial bank operation, balance sheet and off balance sheet activities, Bank performance, Agency problem and com-pensation package, Bank regulation, interaction with central banks and so on, Lending and deposit operation, risk management and hedging.
[Credit Hours: 3]