ECON 165 International Finance
Questions of current interest to policy makers, business leaders, and general public. Topics include intertemporal approach to the current account, international investment patterns, sovereign debt, crises in international financial markets, real and nominal exchange rate determination and exchange rate policy. Models in international macroeconomics. Recent research on the empirical and practical relevance of these models. Tools to read critically and understand international economic policy found in popular media such as the Economist Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Prerequisite: ECON 52.