Spring 2025

Topics in Open-Economy Macroeconomics

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-435


Adam D. Honig (Section 01)


A seminar in international macroeconomics, with an emphasis on emerging market economies. We will read and discuss empirical research papers. Topics covered will include financial globalization, banking and currency crises, exchange rate regimes, dollarization, and institutions and governance.

Requisite: ECON 330/331, or ECON 235/237 with consent of the instructor. Limited to 30 students. Fall and Spring semester. Professor Honig.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference is given to senior and junior economics majors.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Quantitative reasoning, graphical analysis, regular readings, problem sets, and in-class exams.

Course Materials


Other years: Offered in Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2025