Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

GLBL 506 - MACROECONOMICS FOR GLOBAL ECON

Long Title: MACROECONOMICS FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
Department: Global Affairs
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1.5
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: The second part of the course puts the markets studied in the first part together and studies their interactions. The key issues here are: (a) how macroeconomic variables behave and (b) how can policy affect these outcomes both domestically and internationally. Students will engage in a short team project to explore the role of economic development in international settings, including topics such as energy supply, labor and employment, population, education, health and nutrition. International economics: balance of payments, foreign exchange markets, international trade theory, tariffs, quotas, and exchange controls. The course will focus on the relationship between international policy and economics. North-South relations, including the US-Mexico economic relation will be discussed. Master of Global Affairs students only. Equivalency: GLBL 505, GLBL 524. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for GLBL 506 if student has credit for GLBL 524.