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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECO/IB 375 - International Economics

3 cr.
(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.