Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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ECON 340 - International Economics

3 Credit Hours
The course examines why nations trade, determinants of the basis and direction of trade, welfare gains and losses from trade, and the dynamic nature of comparative advantage. It analyzes the effects of subsidies, industrial and regulatory policies, and tariff and non-tariff barriers. Multilateral and bilateral trade arrangements and the impact of these arrangements are examined. The course also covers international financial flows and the balance of payments, and exchange rate systems.

Previously numbered as ECON 376

Prerequisite(s): ECON 101  and ECON 102 .

This course will satisfy the core area requirement in social sciences.



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