Introduction to Open-Economy Macroeconomics|
Spring 2020 not offered
The course will explore current issues, models, and debates in the international finance and open-economy macroeconomics literature. Topics to be covered include international financial transactions and the determination of the current account balance, models of exchange-rate determination, monetary and fiscal policy in open economies, optimal currency areas, currency crises, and the international financial architecture. There may be scope for student input into the topics covered. Theoretical and empirical approaches will be explored.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: ECON101 OR ECON110
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ECON-MN)(ECON)
Krugman, Obstfeld & Melitz, INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS: THEORY & POLICY, 10th Edition, 2014.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Problem Sets, Paper, Midterm, Final Exam.
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