International Economics

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the determinants of bilateral trade flows and the international financial system. Students will explore international trade theories that focus on various causes of trade flows and the impacts of tariffs and quotas under perfect and imperfect competition. Additional topics will include determinants of the exchange rate, foreign exchange derivatives, balance of payments accounts, the impact of macroeconomic policies in an open economy, and the key factors in exchange rate regime choice.