Course Catalog

IPSG8520

International Economics

The first part of this course looks at both the theory and practice of international trade. Topics include an analysis of the gains from free trade and the effects of barriers to trade such as tariffs, quotas, subsidies, and other instruments of commercial policy. The second part of the course focuses on international monetary theory and exchange rate determination, as well as macroeconomic policymaking in an open economy. Topics include balance of payments analysis, emerging market currency crises, exchange rate regimes such as monetary unions, and more.

Subject:
International Policy Studies
Department:
International Policy Studies
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
IPOL8520 *

Sections

Spring 2013 - MIIS

IPSG8520A-S13 Lecture (Ruehsen)