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Fall 2021 International Affairs U8104 section 001
Banking and Sustainable Development
Banking & Sustainable Develop

Call Number 16602
Day & Time
T 6:10pm-8:00pm
501B International Affairs Building
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Robert Kopech
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description With an orientation towards practical application and real life experience, this course examines the historical behavior, impact and potential of the local financial sector in developing countries as one of, if not, the critical factor in achieving sustainable growth. Ineffective banks and financial institutions, underdeveloped capital markets, and inadequate or incomplete regulation create major obstacles to sustainable development. Via case studies, propriety materials and guest lectures, we will examine and discuss (1) the latest enhancements in banking techniques and analytics, (2) the increasing use of modeling at both the transaction and portfolio/sectoral level, and (3) the improvements to regulatory oversight that are buttressing developing nations’ abilities to grow sustainably and constrain adverse economic shocks in the aftermath of the 2008 Global Financial crisis. We also will evaluate the proper role of the State in Financial activities and the intersect between the efforts of International Financial Institutions (Development Banks & the IMF) and local financial institutions in achieving sustainable development, alleviating extreme poverty and the broader achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Web Site Vergil
Department International and Public Affairs
Enrollment 13 students (25 max) as of 9:08PM Friday, September 24, 2021
Subject International Affairs
Number U8104
Section 001
Division School of International and Public Affairs
Open To Architecture, Schools of the Arts, Business, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, SIPA, Journalism, Law, Public Health, Professional Studies, Social Work
Campus Morningside
Section key 20213INAF8104U001

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