ECO/IB 375 - International Economics
(Prerequisites: ECO 153-154 or ECO 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.