Module 02 Written Assignment – The Federal Reserve

Explore www.federalreserve.gov to learn more about the Federal Reserve. After reviewing the Federal Reserve’s website, prepare a paper that explains the mission of the Federal Reserve and details its structure. Also discuss the importance of monetary policy and the tools the Federal Reserve uses to implement monetary policy and maintain stability of the financial system.

Your assignment should be a minimum of 2 written pages and utilize APA formatting. In-text citations and a reference page should also be included.

Criteria

Points

Explains the mission of the Federal Reserve

20

Describes the structure of the Federal Reserve

25

Discusses the importance of monetary policy

25

Identifies the tools the Federal Reserve uses to implement monetary policy and maintain stability of the financial system

20

Grammar, APA, organization and minimum page requirement

10

Total

100