ECON 271

International Economics

This course surveys the theories, issues, and controversies in contemporary international economics. Topics that receive special attention include theories of international trade, analysis of the allocative and distributive effects of trade on economic systems, and tools of protectionism, analysis of regional economic integration, exchange rate determination, and theory and policy aspects of international payments imbalances.

Prerequisites: ECON 170; MATH 170 or 180, or permission of the instructor.