ABA Economics

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Central Time

Program Overview

This program introduces you to the fundamental principles of economics. Special emphasis is placed on macroeconomics and topics of importance to you as a banker. The course covers the basics of economic theory and includes examples of the application of economics to banking.
Bank personnel who have not had a formal course in Economics and wish to increase their understanding of economics as it relates to banking.

After successfully completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning of economic terminology and the discipline of economic reasoning
  • Follow economic news and analyze important economic questions
  • Locate and obtain economic data and information and use it to examine contemporary economic issues
  • Apply economic principles to important questions in the financial services industry
  • Use basic graphing and graph interpretation skills to examine economic questions
  • Understand the major economic policy problems faced by government: economic growth, unemployment, inflation, and budget deficits and debt
  • Understand the aggregate demand/aggregate supply model and its importance in examining major economic policy problems
  • Recognize major economic policy controversies and the various schools of thought associated with them

Instructor: M. Collamorecampbell

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Course / Seminar Type: Live Web Course
Course / Seminar Category: General Banking
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Course / Seminar Start Date: 03/29/2017
Course / Seminar Price: $450
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