Choose ONLY two (2) from the following topics.
John Maynard Keynes is among the most well-known economic theorists. Go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Maynard_Keynes and write a summary of his life and contributions to economics based on what we have learned during this course.
The financial crises of 2007-2009 sent the United States into its worst recession since the understanding end of World War II, with unemployment rate rising above 10%. Go to https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/ and click on the series link UNRATE (Civilian Unemployment Rate). What has happened to unemployment rate over time, why is this important on an aggregate basis, and how has our financial system reacted to those changes?
Why is the Volcker Rule important?
Explain the concept of Too Big To Fail and why it is important? Cite examples to demonstrate your understanding.
Explain the Banking Act of 1933 (Glass-Steagall) and 1935 and why are they important?
Explain the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Act of 1934 and why are they important?
Explain the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and why is it important?
Explain the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and why are they important?