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ECON 453 International Economics (4)

This course examines the workings of the international economy with an emphasis on current policy issues. Competing economic theories will be used to study the patterns of trade, the effects of trade restrictions and the impacts of trade on growth and distribution. Financial relations among nations and the functioning of the international monetary system will also be explored. Other topics include balance of payment adjustment, exchange rate adjustment, and open economy macroeconomics.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite: ECON 364; Cannot take after ECON 353
  • Offering: Alternate Years
  • Instructor: Liang, Mascarenhas

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