Zvi Eckstein

Zvi Eckstein
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  • FNCE393 - ASP-GLOBAL MONETARY FIN

    This course aims provide the future global manager and financial analyst the knowledge on policies set by central banks, regulators and governments to reach the goals of price and financial stability as well as support of growth and employment. The core of the course connects between the formal and actual goals that central banks follow and the related economic analysis on which the goals and the policies are set. We will explain the economic rationale for the policy prescriptions to reach the goals and how these are implemented using institutional framework in the US, the European Central Bank (ECB), Israel and remarks on other countries. We use data, current events and events of the 2007-2012 financial crisis as a basis for discussion and assignments. All these are aimed at understanding how and why the Federal Reserve of the US (the Fed), The bank of Israel (BOI) and the European Central Bank (ECB) set their policies and how that is related to academic research on these issues.

  • FNCE893 - ASP GLOBAL MONETARY FNCE

    This course aims to provide the future global manager and financial analyst with the knowledge on policies set by central banks, regulators and governments toreach the goals of price and financial stability as well as support of growth and employment. The core of the course connects between the formal and actual goals that central banks follow and the related economic analysis on which the goals and the policies are set. We will explain the economic rationale for the policy prescriptions to reach the goals and how these are implemented using institutional framework in the US, the European Central Bank (ECB), Israel and remarks on other countries. We use data, current events and events of the 2007-2013 financial crisis as a basis for discussion and assignments. All these are aimed at understanding how and why the Federal Reserve of the US (the Fed), The bank of Israel (BOI) and the European Central Bank (ECB) set their policies and how that is related to academic research on these issues.

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Why Developing Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field Is a Mammoth Task

When crude prices were high, Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field had everything going for it. Now, it needs a market.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2017/08/25
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