2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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EC 440 - International Financial Economics

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the financial side of international economic activity. Topics include balance of payments; foreign exchange; spot markets and forward markets; covered and uncovered interest parity conditions; monetary and portfolio balance models of exchange rate determination; macroeconomic policy in an open economy; under fixed and flexible exchange rates; optimum currency areas; and issues surrounding the European Monetary Union. Students delve deeper into a specific area by conducting original research and writing a paper on a topic they develop in conjunction with the professor.

Prerequisite: EC 103 .
Recommended Prerequisite: EC 301 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: GT



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