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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Sections in Fall 2017

Fall 2017

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