Economic Analysis - Part 3

Economic Analysis - Part 3

Overview

This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 provides a high-level overview of inflation, its causes, and its potential remedies.

Module 2 provides a high-level overview of the measurement of inflation and highlights the various ways in which the inflation rate may influence government policymaking and asset pricing.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define inflation, hyperinflation, and deflation
- Identify the potential positive and negative impacts of inflation
- Name the potential causes of inflation
- List the fiscal and monetary policies that may be implemented to control inflation
- Calculate the inflation rate
- Define the consumer price index and list its limitations
- Name and define alternative inflation indicators
- Determine the impact of inflation on monetary policy
- Estimate the impact of inflation on equity, fixed-income, and currency markets

Content

Module 1: Inflation - An Introduction
Topic 1: Overview of Inflation
Topic 2: Impact of Inflation
Topic 3: Causes of Inflation
Topic 4: Controlling Inflation

Module 2: Inflation Indicators
Topic 1: Measuring Inflation
Topic 2: Inflation Indicators
Topic 3: Inflation-Linked Structures

Details

Code
TEBFE19000801
Venue
ePlatform
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
Fees
All Member: HK$540
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$540
Non-Member: HK$780