ECON6312_syllabus_Fall 2011 - UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE...

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UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD HEB School of Business and Administration INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (ECON 6312/BINT 6312) FALL 2011 (MINI TERM II) GENERAL INFORMATION Professor: Jose F. Moreno, Ph.D. Office: GB 203 Phone: (210) 930-8011 E-mail: jfmoreno@uiwtx.edu Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 4:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday and Thursday 2:30pm-4:00pm Appointments available Prerequisite: Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 2301), Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 2302), or comparable courses. Curriculum: This course is part of the MBA program with concentration in International Business. Students on the General Business MBA program and interested in the impact of the global economy on business can take this course as an elective. OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE In this course, the students will learn about analysis of economic characteristics and economic systems of the global economy. Main concepts of this course are: Theory of international trade, policy issues, labor migration, international capital flows and foreign exchange markets. COGNITIVE ELEMENTS/THEMATIC EXPECTATIONS a. International Trade Theory. Comparative Advantage and Alternative Theories. b. Trade Policy. Tariffs, Effective rate of protection, non-tariff barriers, arguments for protection, export subsidies, multinational corporations. c. International Finance: Balance of Payments, Foreign Exchange Markets, and Macroeconomics of Trade. COURSE OUTCOMES AND ASSESMENTS
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ECON 1235 taught by Professor John during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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