Analysis of policy options and debates on fostering economic growth and development in a global economy where national boundaries are no longer relevant. Topics covered will include real loanable funds markets in both local and international contexts during normal conditions and during financial crises, the design of trade and industrial policies, and the role of the World Bank, IMF, WTO, and other international agencies as well as regional and bilateral trade agreements. Emerging economies will be emphasized.
ECON317: Global Economic Policies
Prerequisite: ECON201 and ECON200. Restriction: Must be in a major within BSOS-Economics department; or permission of BSOS-Economics department. Credit only granted for: ECON398C or ECON317. Formerly: ECON398C.
Grading Method: Regular , Pass-Fail , Audit