The course covers history, institutions and theory of international economic relations. You will be presented alternative theories relating to the patterns of international trade, commercial policy, as well as international macroeconomics, i.e. the relationships between national income and international trade and payments, balance-of-payments adjustment, international monetary arrangements, and foreign investment.
Principles of Macro
This course introduces students to essential macroeconomic principles and core macroeconomic theories. The focus is on understanding the workings of three markets of a modern economy: the goods market, the money market and the labor market. The goal is to learn how to think critically about the economy using formal tools such as algebraic and statistical models.
Principles of Micro
This course presents the fundamental tools of analysis for understanding economic decision making among individuals, firms, and organizations, whose collective decisions determine how resources are allocated in a capitalist economy. Students will engage with the basic analytic tools of modeling and critical thinking. The tools presented include supply and demand analysis, theories of consumer and producer behavior, analysis of competition and market power, and their application to social welfare and public policy.