ECON 515
Developing Country Macroeconomics II: Institutions and Policy Regimes Spring 2024
Division II
Cross-listed ECON 359 / ECON 515

Class Details

Developing countries must confront a number of macroeconomic challenges that industrialized countries do not have to contend with: exchange rate volatility, large capital flows and commodity price fluctuations, for example. Building on ECON 505, this course examines these issues from both theoretical and empirical standpoints. The focus will be on the design of monetary, fiscal and exchange rate policies and institutions to enhance macroeconomic stability, and create an environment conducive to growth.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: none
Expected: 25-30
Class#: 3829
Grading: yes pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: two midterms and a final project
Prerequisites: ECON 505 or 506; undergraduate enrollment limited and requires instructor's permission
Enrollment Preferences: none
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ECON 359 Division II ECON 515 Division II
Attributes: GBST Economic Development Studies Electives

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