ECON 215 Spring 2015 International Trade, Globalization and Its Effects

Cross Listed as INST315
This course is an introduction to international trade and finance with an emphasis on issues of current interest. Topics to be discussed may include: the gains from trade; why nations trade; different theories of the pattern of trade; the effects of tariffs and other trade barriers on national welfare and income distribution; the balance of payments, the determination of foreign exchange rates, and alternative exchange rate regimes.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, a midterm, and a final exam
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Prerequisites: ECON 110; students who have completed ECON 251 must have permission of the instructor
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: ENVI Environmental Policy,INST Economic Development Studies Electives,MAST Interdepartmental Electives,POEC International Political Economy Courses
Enrollment Limit: 35
Expected Enrollment: 35
Class Number: 3518
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ECON 215 - 01 (S) LEC Int'l Trade, Globalization Division 2: Social Studies Michael M. Rolleigh
MR 1:10 PM-2:25 PM 3518
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