ECO/IB 375 - International Economics
(Prerequisites: ECO 153 -ECO 154 or ECO/IB 351 or permission of the instructor)
This course explains the rationale for international trade and gains from trade and discusses various trade policies. Topics covered in the course include: comparative advantage, free trade and trade restrictions (tariffs, quotas, etc.), the trade policy of the United States, exchange rates and their determinants, balance-of-payments analysis, and the significance of multinational corporations.