International Finance

Pusan National University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Finance

  • Host University

    Pusan National University

  • Location

    Busan, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Finance, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    This course serves as an introduction to international finance issues. Students who complete this course will have a thorough understanding of core economic principles that underlie international economic and monetary relations; will comprehend the basic economic theories of finance; will know the basics of exchange rates and how they affect economic agents and government policy; will learn the fundamentals of foreign exchange markets, balance of payments, and international monetary systems; will be able to read and understand general interest articles on international trade, finance and policy.

    Course Description
    The topics in international finance include international capital movements, the foreign exchange market, concept and measurement of the balance of payments, alternative means of correcting disequilibrium in the balance of payments, and international monetary arrangements. This course focuses on understanding the theory of international finance and on its real-world applications from a variety of view. This course also discusses the debates between the IMF and the World Bank over the proper response by the monetary authority to a financial
    crisis.

    Required Textbooks
    International Economics: Theory and Policy, Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld, and Marc Melitz, 9e, Pearson.