ECON 53075 International Economics

In this course, the basic principles of economics are used to analyze and interpret exchanges between nations. Categories include trade in goods and services, movements of labor and capital, and a variety of financial transactions in bonds, stocks, notes, deposits, and other financial assets. Mechanics of international payments, the balance of payments accounting systems, foreign exchange rates, including arbitrage, flexible rate exchange, and elasticity of supply and demand are examined. International Monetary Systems is covered including a history of the Gold Standard, Bretton Woods System, I.M.F., Euro-dollars and the Import- Export bank. Special attention will be devoted to tariff analysis, the economies of lesser developed countries, and multinational companies. Lab fee may be required.




ECON 53081.