BD521 International Economics

General
Course Number: 
BD521
Course title: 
International Economics
Course Description: 
This course is designed to provide students with the basic theories of international finance with an emphasis on macroeconomic perspectives. The course begins by examining the balance of payments to understand how different international transactions are measured. Next, we study how exchange rates are determined and how they interact with various macroeconomic variables in the short run and the long run. The roles of monetary and fiscal policies under different exchange rate regimes are also discussed. In the latter half of the semester, students will learn various recent policy debates, such as optimum currency areas and currency crises.
Name of Instructor: 
Degree Programs: 
M.A. in International Business and Development Studies
Number of Credits: 
4