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    Mar 01, 2024  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
American University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SISU-300 Introduction to International Economics (3)

This course develops quantitative frameworks from the subfields of international trade and finance. The first half studies the causes and welfare effects of international trade, the distributional effects of economic globalization, and the effects of import tariffs, quotas, and tariff wars. The second half examines the determinants of foreign exchange rates, current account imbalances, and the history and mechanics of different exchange rate regimes. AU Core Integrative Requirement: Quantitative Literacy II. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: ECON-100 , ECON-200 , and completion of Quantitative Literacy I  requirement.