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API-120: Advanced Macroeconomics for the Open Economy I

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

 

Focuses on the international dimension of macroeconomic policy, particularly monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy, and on the determination of the current account balance, national income, and inflation. Special attention is given to developing countries and other small open economies, defined as those for whom prices are determined on world markets. Models of devaluation include those that focus on the price of internationally traded goods in terms of non-traded goods. A major overall theme is the implication of increased integration of global financial

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BGP-620: International Macroeconomics. Formerly ITF-220: The Economics of International Financial Policy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

 

The course deals with the macroeconomics of open economies. The emphasis will be on models appropriate to major countries. Topics include the foreign exchange market, devaluation, and import and export elasticities; the simultaneous determination of the trade balance, national income, the balance of payments, money flows and price levels; capital flows and our increasingly-integrated financial markets; monetary and fiscal policy in open economies; international macroeconomic interdependence and policy coordination; supply relationships and nominal anchors for monetary policy;

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