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Fall 2017
Aug 24, 2019
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PPOL 686 - International Economics
This course is divided into two parts. The first deals with the essential issues of globalization: Why nations trade with each other, the importance of trade, the factors that determine trade and production, the gains that accrue from trade, the effect of trade on the distribution of national income, the formation of regional trade blocs, and the nature and costs of government policies that impede trade. The second part deals with issues of international finance: the balance of payments, the determination of exchange rates, alternative exchange rate regimes and their implications for domestic monetary and fiscal policies, the macroeconomic effects of international capital movements, and dollarization. Course reading list is available, please contact the professor.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Juris Doctor, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Public Policy Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Int'l Development Policy
      Law/Public Policy
      Policy Management
      Public Policy

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