World Economy

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    World Economy

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Business, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    -ECN113
    -ECN114

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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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: GEG5102,GEG6108
    Prerequisite: ECN113 ECN114

    The aim of this module is to introduce the basic concepts and methods that economists employ to analyse economic growth and international trade. It will review and analyse the current macroeconomic issues and events from the perspective of the business community and policymakers, including: strategies for growth; causes of trade deficits; consequences of government deficits; short- and long-term effects of monetary policy; and the globalisation of financial markets. The module will feature examples from both developed and developing countries to enhance knowledge of the world economy and skills in solving practical problems.

    Assessment: 20.0% Coursework, 80.0% Examination
    Semester 1 Associate Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 4

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