ECON 0240

Int'l Econ: Theory & Policy

International Economics: Theory and Policy *
This course provides an overview of international trade and finance. We will use economic theory to help us understand how and why countries interact in the global economy and evaluate the effects of different trade, exchange rate, and macroeconomic policies. Topics covered will include the reasons for trade, the winners and losers from trade, trade policies, trade agreements, exchange rates, the balance of payments, causes of and solutions to financial crises, and the role of the WTO and IMF. ECON 0240 does not count towards the ECON major or minor requirements. (ECON 0150 and ECON 0155) 3 hrs. lect.
Social Sciences
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Spring 2019

ECON0240A-S19 Lecture
ECON0240Y-S19 Discussion
ECON0240Z-S19 Discussion

Fall 2018

ECON0240A-F18 Lecture
ECON0240Y-F18 Discussion
ECON0240Z-F18 Discussion

Spring 2018

ECON0240A-S18 Lecture (Porteous)
ECON0240Y-S18 Discussion (Porteous)
ECON0240Z-S18 Discussion (Porteous)

Fall 2017

ECON0240A-F17 Lecture (Porteous)
ECON0240Y-F17 Discussion (Porteous)
ECON0240Z-F17 Discussion (Porteous)

Spring 2017

ECON0240A-S17 Lecture (Porteous)

Fall 2016

ECON0240A-F16 Lecture (Porteous)

Fall 2015

ECON0240A-F15 Lecture (Craven)

Spring 2015

ECON0240A-S15 Lecture (Moussa)

Fall 2014

ECON0240A-F14 Lecture (Moussa)

Spring 2014

ECON0240A-S14 Lecture (Moussa)

Fall 2013

ECON0240A-F13 Lecture (Moussa)