International Finance

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Finance

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Finance, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    -ECN206
    -ECN111

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: ECN206 ECN111

    Topics include balance of payments; definitions; international consumption smoothing; nominal and real exchange rates; interest rate parity; elasticity approach to the trade balance; macroeconomic policy in an open economy; Exchange rate determination under flexible and sticky price and exogenous and endogenous expectations; Exchange rate regimes and speculative attacks; optimal currency areas. Prerequisite: ECN106.

    Assessment: 20.0% Coursework, 80.0% Examination
    Level: 5

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