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Fall 2017
Feb 20, 2018
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ECON 541 - Internatl Finance
This course examines macroeconomics in open economies that are linked by trade, capital flows, and exchange rate policies. The goal is to provide an analytical framework for understanding current events and major challenges facing the world economy. The course will develop theoretical tools that can be used to analyze the economic performance of open economies and to evaluate alternative policy options for macroeconomic management. Topics include balance of payments accounts, foreign exchange and money markets, monetary and stabilization policies, exchange rate regimes, economic growth, currency and financial crises, and the international financial architecture. Examples from both developed and developing country experiences will be discussed. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Economics Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      MS in Foreign Service
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Foreign Service
      Law/Foreign Service

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