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Fiscal and Monetary Policies


Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Learn more about fiscal and monetary policies, and the cost of money.


Students: 2,753
Course Description

Fiscal and monetary policies are two strategies used to direct a country's economic goals. Fiscal policy involves the government and how it uses revenue and expenditure to influence a country's economy.
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Monetary policy is implemented by the central bank of a country and is used to influence that country's money supply. Fiscal and monetary policies are very important concepts to understand in economics as they can have profound effects on the lives and livelihoods of a country's entire population. In this free online economics course you will gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the economic concepts behind both fiscal and monetary policies and how they are implemented to influence a country's economic goals. You will also learn about supply and demand for money and how this impacts interest rates. This free online economics course will be of great interest to all economics and finance professionals who would like to learn more about the role fiscal and monetary policies play in shaping a country's economy, and to all learners who would like to learn more about economic policies that can have a direct effect on their lives.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Interest as Rent for Money; - Money Supply and Demand Impacting Interest Rates; - Learn how central banks use monetary policy to adjust the money in the market; - See how fiscal policy can change GDP; - Understand that changes to tax or government spending have similar effects;


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Module 2: Fiscal and Monetary Policies Assessment

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Course Title Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Course # 544
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 2
Content Origin
Course Description  Fiscal and monetary policies are two strategies used to direct a country's economic goals. Fiscal policy involves the government and how it uses revenue and expenditure to influence a country's economy. Monetary policy is implemented by the central bank of a country and is used to influence that country's money supply. Fiscal and monetary policies are very important concepts to understand in economics as they can have profound effects on the lives and livelihoods of a country's entire population. In this free online economics course you will gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the economic concepts behind both fiscal and monetary policies and how they are implemented to influence a country's economic goals. You will also learn about supply and demand for money and how this impacts interest rates. This free online economics course will be of great interest to all economics and finance professionals who would like to learn more about the role fiscal and monetary policies play in shaping a country's economy, and to all learners who would like to learn more about economic policies that can have a direct effect on their lives.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
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Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Alex Amankwah-Poku Ghana This course has brought the issues of fiscal and Monetary policies to my understanding. I am relatively new in the area of finance and the way the online course handled the topic makes it easier to understand. 2014-12-10 05:12:01
  • Pablo Schiaffino Rivas Mexico Excellent!! 2014-10-21 04:10:21
  • Felicia Totress Bey United States of America Greetings and Gratitude for this course it has opened a new world of understanding in economic policies. 2014-09-22 07:09:12
  • Olufemi Ebenezer Abiodun Nigeria It is a very beautiful course; the modules are very easily comprehensible. I had always wanted to know and understand very well the interplay of both fiscal and monetary policies; and now I can boldly say that I know it. 2014-07-22 18:07:56
  • victor Iroegbu Nigeria it was highly productive as it broadened my knowledge on how aggregate demand fully operates 2014-07-17 15:07:43
  • Grace Ngigi Kenya This course is educative on the money market am glad i understand how these policies affect the money market 2014-07-14 15:07:15
  • Grace Ngigi Kenya its is a handy course especially to economic students 2014-07-14 15:07:04
  • Shubham Kapur India A VERY INTELLECTUAL COURSE. EVERYONE SHOULD GO FOR IT. 2014-07-11 08:07:17
  • Ijiekhuamen Anita Nigeria This course was quite easy due to the fact that it was well explained. 2014-07-03 04:07:40
  • Upendra Dc Nepal It will posit how the government and central bank regulates the economy by expanding and contracting the money in the market. 2014-06-08 11:06:31
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