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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 215 - International Economics

3 credits

This course is designed to introduce students to both the basic principles of international trade theory and various international policy issues. The content of the course includes an analysis of international trade policy, foreign exchange rates, balance of payments, open-economy macroeconomics, and international macroeconomic policy. Throughout the course there is an emphasis on comparing economic outcomes with and without international trade. International institutions such as the World Trade Organization, the European Union and regional trade pacts such as NAFTA are studied. The course is meant for the student who is already familiar with economic analysis.Class Hours: 3Prerequisite: ECON 101 Macroeconomics.