DOI

10.1080/00220485.2019.1582383

Abstract

In this article, the authors illustrate the use of Bloomberg for analyzing topics in macroeconomics and monetary policy in economics and finance courses. The hands-on experience that students gain from such a course has many benefits, including deeper learning and clearer understanding of data. The authors describe goals and learning objectives, then compare Bloomberg with Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED). In addition, they provide examples of how to use Bloomberg in the classroom, describe how to have students perform sector analysis, show how Bloomberg tools are useful for analyzing monetary policy, discuss how to use Bloomberg to analyze the financial sector, and illustrate the platform’s use in a case study.

Document Type

Post-print Article

Publication Date

2019

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2019 Routledge. Article first published online: March 2019.

DOI: 10.1080/00220485.2019.1582383 .

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Full Citation:

Croushore, Dean and Hossein S. Kazemi. "Teaching Courses in Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy with Bloomberg Analytics." The Journal of Economic Education 50, no. 2 (2019): 108-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220485.2019.1582383.

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