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Monetary policy

This module deals with monetary policy, the core task of a central bank. The major goals of modern central banks, the significance of the monetary policy instrument and the most important monetary policy effects are conveyed to the students in a fun way.



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09 November 2015
Latest change
Bei der letzten Aktualisierung der Dokumente wurden die angegebenen Änderungen vorgenommen.
Mopos: Calculation of average scores corrected / Scaling of shocks adjusted / Score calculation adjusted
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List of terms that appear in the teaching materials or respectively to be treated.
Central bank, economic policy goals, economy, inflation, interest rate, monetary policy, price stability



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Credits for «Monetary policy» module


Authors and consultants

  • Yvan Lengwiler, University of Basel (model)
  • Mathias Zurlinden, SNB (review of content)

Educational consulting

Trial runs in class (pre-testing)
The previous version of Mopos 3.0 was trialled in 2007 by:

  • Felix Furtwängler, GYM de Beaulieu Lausanne
  • Pierre Lombardo, EPC de Lausanne
  • René Roth, Gymnasium Liestal
  • Teresa Zulli, KS Büelrain Winterthur

Programming of web application

Design of printed material

Translation & proofreading

  • SNB Language Services