ECON 7670

ECON 7670

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Provides a selective overview of topics at the cutting edge of academic research and policy debates about the international financial system. Main areas include the effects of financial globalization on growth, volatility, and the transmission of business cycles. The course also examines the determinants of the direction and composition of capital flows, and analyzes the implications of the rising prominence of hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors. This course is intended for advanced Ph.D. students, especially those in search of thesis topics, and requires extensive student involvement in preparing research proposals and critiques of existing literature.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ECON 7620 or equivalent.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 7670

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6831 ECON 7670   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: basic Ph.D level courses in Microeconomics and Applied Econometrics.