Course Catalog

IPOL8520A-S12

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.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
20062

Course

IPOL8520

All Sections in Spring 2012 - MIIS

Spring 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8520A-S12 Lecture (Dayton-Johnson)