The Monetary Policy and International Finance Credential Program is a seven-week course for undergraduate students, graduate students, and young professionals interested in monetary and international finance policy areas, as well as leading-industry applied work.
The program will be jointly taught by top faculty members at Peking University and the Harris School of Public Policy of the University of Chicago together with global industry leaders who provide additional career and network sharing.
From February 22 to April 9, 2022, project participants from all over the world will study the currency and banking system of the modern world and the role of central banks and commercial banks on theoretical and practical levels.
Financial industry practitioners in China and the United States will be invited to share their practical and professional development experience.
In addition, it will discuss the policy choices of governments and central banks and their impact on domestic interest rates and foreign exchange rates, and study the role of commercial banks and the complexity that arises when a central bank must act as the lender of last resort in times of financial tension.
Peking University is a top university in China. It has become a center for teaching and research, embracing diverse branches of learning such as basic and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities, and sciences of medicine, management, and education.
The University of Chicago is a world-renowned private research university of academic rigor, and has been ranked among the top ten best universities in the United States for many consecutive years. It has created the "Chicago School" in fields of humanities and social sciences, including the famous "Chicago School of Economics" and the "Chicago School of Sociology".
The university, a birthplace of law and economics, is one of the important research and teaching centers of world economics, sociology, law, and public policy. As of 2020, a total of 94 Nobel Prize winners were associated with the University of Chicago.