International Finance

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Finance

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Finance, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Macroeconomics and Managerial Finance

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    The course presents a historical survey of the commonly accepted monetary systems developed over the last two centuries, such as the Gold Standard, the Bretton Woods system, the present system of managed flexibility and the European Monetary System. Special attention is devoted to the structure of the international banking system, the prevailing functions and tools of international banks, the nature of overseas operations and the degree of access of the leading financial markets, analysis of the world debt problem, risk and repayment problems in international lending, with special reference to the LDCs and come Central and Eastern European countries.

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