The objective of this course is to study the microeconomics of banking theory, that would allow to understand the operations, regulation and problematic of the banking sector. To achieve this objective, the student should acquire a series of knowledge and skills.
With respect to the series of knowledge, at the end of the course the student should be able to:
- Understand the role that financial intermediaries play in the economy
-Understand the vulnerability of financial intermediaries to bank runs
- Analyze the challenges of bank regulation
- Be aware of the main risks faced by banks
With respect to skills, at the end of the course the student should be able to:
-Defend its own decisions.
-Accept other students' point of view, but with a critical attitude.
-Maintain a flexible attitude in the decision process, taking into account the available information at the time.