International Economics

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ECON 050 920
Instructor: 

WITTMAN, YAACOV B

Prerequisites: 
ECON 001, 002, or ECON 010
Course Note: 
ECON 050 is a one-semester course in international economics. Students wishing to study the subject in greater depth should take instead the two-semester sequence ECON 251, 252.
Course Description: 

Introduction to the theory of international trade and international monetary economics. The theoretical background is used as a basis for discussion of policy issues. Patterns of international trade and production; gains from trade; tariffs, and impediments to trade; foreign exchange markets, balance of payments, capital flows, financial crises, coordination of monetary and fiscal policy in a global economy.

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