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Sale-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Salam

Salam is a sale whereby the seller undertakes to deliver a certain commodity to the buyer at a future date in exchange of the full financial consideration, the price, paid on the spot. This video is…

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Sale-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Ijara

Ijara refers to leasing whereby the ownership of a usufruct of an asset is transferred to another person for a specified period in exchange of a specified consideration known as rent. This video is…

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Access to Medicines I

This video looks at access to essential medicines that decrease mortality rates in the context of global public health. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Aggregate Demand with Flexible Exchange Rate

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses international trade and how it is affected by the exchange rate, which is in turn affected by financial flows and the differences of interest rates at home…

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The Aggregate Demand in an Open Economy

This chapter focuses on exchange rates and how they impact aggregate demand management in an open economy. It makes use of the C + I + G + (X - M) = GDP formula of the net trade balance in the…

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Aggregate Demand with Fixed Exchange Rate

This chapter begins by explaining the impact of aggregate demand in an open economy, via fixed and flexible exchange rates. In a fixed or pegged exchange rate, the central bank doesn’t allow…

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Stabilization Themes

This chapter focuses on stabilization, which is the reduction of inflation to a very low level, and explains the tools to understand stabilization. These tools include stabilizing the exchange rate,…

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PPP and Interest Rate Arbitrage

This chapter focuses on the purchasing power parity (PPP) and the interest rate arbitrage. Professor Larraín begins by explaining the law of one price, which states that a good must cost the…

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Currency Crises

This chapter focuses on what is behind a currency crisis, which is when the exchange rate depreciates and the local currency loses values. There are three types of models that explain the reason for…

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The Real Exchange Rate and the Role of Non-Traded Goods

This chapter discusses the real exchange rate and the role of non-traded goods. The real exchange rate is a measure of a country’s competitiveness, defined through a simple equation. The Big…

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Exchange Rate Arrangements

In this chapter, Professor Larraín covers the different forms of exchanging arrangements and some real-world cases of collapsing exchanging arrangements, or currency crises. A common case of…

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Monetary Policy Under Fixed and Floating Exchange Rates

This chapter discusses monetary policy, and focuses on the difference between fixed and floating exchange rates. It begins by explaining the role that a central bank plays in maintaining its exchange…

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Output Determination in the IS-LM Model

This chapter explains the IS-LM model of John Hicks to understand aggregate demand management. Assuming that wages are sticky and that the price that the business charges is a fixed markup over the…

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