Uses models of open-economy macroeconomics to explain the causes and consequences of international capital flows. Analysis is made of private consumption, investment, the government sector, current accounts, the labor market, and the money and foreign exchange markets in small open economies. This framework is then used to study examples of how speculative attacks on currencies, sudden reversals of capital inflows, and the effects of the lack of credibility of economic policy affect economic development.
ECON442: Globalization and Capital Markets
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ECON326 and ECON325; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (ECON321, STAT400). Restriction: Must be in a major within the BSOS-Economics department; and must not have completed ECON441. Credit only granted for: ECON441 or ECON442.
Grading Method: Regular , Pass-Fail , Audit