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KATTAS40 Macroprudential Policy and Financial Stability 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Business Studies
School of Management

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
1. Apply macroeconomic analysis in financial sector
2. Conduct macroprudential analysis in context of business cycles and systemic risks in financial markets;
3. Use financial data in European Financial market and to assess European Central Bank policies
4. Theoretical basis of macroprudential analysis and its theoretical basis useful in financial market analysis of early warning indicators.

General description

The importance of financial stability for real economy. Recent developments in macroprudential policy and tools and their role in addition to traditional bank regulation in safeguarding financial stability. Systemic risks as threats to financial stability: identification, early warnings, and assessment. Contagion as a form of systemic risk. Financial stability and macroprudential policies in macroeconomic models.

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Markku Konttinen, Contact person
Piekkola Hannu, Contact person

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19-Apr-2017 – 27-Apr-2017
Lectures 16 hours
Wed 19-Apr-2017 at 12-16
Thu 20-Apr-2017 at 12-16
Tue 25-Apr-2017 at 12-16
Wed 26-Apr-2017 at 12-16


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Essay and learning diary. See instructions and submission dead lines on course Uwasa Moodle page linked above under title Homepage URL.

Study materials

Sign up to the course KANS3022 Macroprudential policy and financial stability using HAKA.
Enrollment key: Macroprudential

Further information

Further information (pdf document)
Course lectured at University of Vaasa.

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Teachers are experts and policy makers from Bank of Finland.