International monetary economics is devoted to the study of large-scale economic problems in interdependent economies. The focus is on key economic variables such as exchange rates, prices, interest rates, income, wealth, and the current account. Core topics include foreign exchange markets, exchange rates in the short run and the long run, the national and international accounts, the open economy IS-LM model, fixed and floating exchange rate regimes, gains from financial globalization, exchange rate crises and the operation of pegs, and the euro.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1