International Economics

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Economics

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ECON 110 and ECON 120 or their equivalents

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

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

    The first part of the course examines classical and modern international economic theory. The second half will apply the theoretical framework to current world international trade issues such as fiscal and monetary policy, exchange rate systems and the international monetary system.

    The course consists of class lectures, individual/group presentations on various assignments. Will be covered in class :
    - Introduction : Theory of Comparative Advantage
    - International Trade & Equilibrium
    - Factor Endowments, Complementary Trade
    - Trade Restrictions
    - Economic Integration : Customs Unions
    - International Trade & Economic Development
    - International Resource Movements / Mutilnationals
    - Foreign Exchange
    - Balance of Payments
    - Price Adjustment Mechanism
    - Income Adjustment Mechanism
    - International Monetary System

    Gerber, J, International Economics, Addison-Wesley

    The final grade will be made up of a class participation and group project (25%), mid-term test (25%) and the final examination (50%).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.


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