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ECON 474. International Economics

Credits: 3
Department: Economics
Description: Trade models, terms of trade, trade patterns, economic integration, and barriers to trade. Balance of trade/payments, exchange rate determination, capital mobility, and open economy policy coordination.
Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 206
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Learn how to use the analytical tools in international trade and international finance in the context of an open macro-economy.
2. Identify costs and benefits of international trade in relation to labor, commodity, and financial markets.
3. Be familiarized with the international data using different tools, applications, and the like.
4. Gain adequate competency to empirically deal with a number of controversial issues such as tariffs, quotas, and other pertaining international policies.
5. Be familiarized with the economic issues faced the global economy.

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