|Spring Term 2014 Introduction to International Economics - 3947 - ECON 205
Prerequisites/Notes: ECON 100 and ECON 120
Catalog Description : This course aims to develop an understanding of international economic issues and policies in open economies. The course will provide a general body of knowledge on topics such as gains from trade; patterns of trade; effect of trade on welfare; exchange rate policy regimes; international organizations; financial crises; and the effect of government policies on trade and the exchange rate. You will get exposed to economic modeling and learn analytical tools that can be applied to understand the changing world economy and analyze problems in international economic policy. You are encouraged to explore the potential and limitations of international economics in dealing with real-world problems. This course will assist you in improving your economic writing skills as well as your ability to read critically and understand discussions on international economic issues in the press.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course