International Economics 5312

Course Objectives

Students will acquire an understanding of foreign trade, foreign exchange markets and trade policies.

Course Description

The course will acquaint students with the following topics: the extent and foundation of foreign trade and the internationalisation of markets, profits and distribution effects in relation to foreign trade and internationalisation, international competitive ability and changes in the structure of trade and business; the effect of foreign exchange, trade and business policies; the prediction of foreign exchange rate development and safeguarding against uncertain and fluctuating exchange rates.

Learning Methods

3-4 hours of lectures, autumn semester. 3 assignments (optional), which will be assesed, graded and reviewed by the subject teacher.

Assessment Methods

Written examination, 4 hours.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter , last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 16/04/2008