This course is an introduction to international economics. The first portion of the course will focus on international trade theory. Topics will include comparative advantage, the gains and losses from trade, international factor movements, the connection between trade and economic growth, international trade policy, and regional trade agreements. The second portion of the course will focus on international finance. Topics will include exchange rate determination, balance of payments, fixed exchange rates and foreign exchange rate intervention, the international monetary system, and the Euro. This course will not count towards the Economics major.
Prerequisite: ECN 102