Fall 2012

Open-Economy Macroeconomics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-235

Formerly listed as: ECON-33

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Beth V. Yarbrough (Section 01)


This course uses macroeconomic analysis to examine economic relationships among countries. Issues addressed include foreign exchange markets, the balance of payments, and the implications of openness for the efficacy of various macroeconomic policies. Also included are discussions of the special macroeconomic problems of developing countries and of the history of the international monetary system. Not open to students who have taken ECON 435.

Requisite: ECON 111/111E. Limited to 50 students. Fall semester. Professor B. Yarbrough.


2019-20: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014