Sessions taught: Spring 2023

Course description

This international economics course is targeted towards non-economics students, focusing on current events and the increasing international interdependence of the world economy. Topics incude: (i) why countries trade, what goods and services will be traded, how the gains from trade are distributed and the tools of commercial policy; (ii) the movement of labor and capital across borders; value of transnational countries and production processes across countries; (iii) international finance issues including exchange rates, balance of payments and open economy macroeconomic adjustment.