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Title of the Project
Understanding the Impact of Monetary Policy on Future Markets
Outline of the Project
The project investigates the influence of US monetary policy on futures markets, studying the effects of policy changes on market behavior and trends. Through hands-on data management and econometric analysis, students will explore the interaction between policy decisions and futures market dynamics, concluding with a comprehensive report or presentation.
Brief Description of Work
- Data Collection and Cleaning: Obtain historical futures market data during key US monetary policy events.
- Data Preparation for Analysis: Prepare data for econometric analysis with statistical tools.
- Understanding Future Markets: Analyze the response of futures markets to US monetary policy changes.
Intended Learning Outcomes and Work Benefits
- Data Analysis and Interpretation Skills: Learn to analyze and interpret financial data.
- Communication Skills: Improve presenting complex data findings.
- Collaborative Working: Experience teamwork in data-related tasks.
- Application of Knowledge to Real World: Apply monetary policy theories to actual market scenarios.
Number of Vacant Positions
1 or 2
Hours per Position
75 or 150
Who can apply?
- Undergraduate students in Economics or related fields.
- Postgraduate students in Economics or Behavioural and Economic Science.
- Familiarity with Stata.
- Proficiency in MS Excel.
- Knowledge of Python.