International Economics and Trade (ECO121)

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Course goals

The International Economics and Trade course aims to equip students with necessary analytical tools for analyzing and critically assessing the current dynamics of global economy and challenges the nation states face in their pursuit of economic welfare.

Course results

  • Distinguish various conceptualizations and theories of the (economic) globalization phenomenon.
  • Analyze global trade and finance governance structures and assess their policies and role in a global economy.
  • Examine strategies and techniques of trans-national corporations in a global economy.
  • Determine the key issues and future challenges for the globalized world economy of the 21st century.
  • Identify causes and consequences of change in international labor, trade and financial flows.
  • Recognize the underpinnings of the global financial system.
  • Debate the causes and policy actions surrounding economic crises.