Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Focuses on international trade in goods, services, and capital. It serves as an introduction to international economic issues and as preparation for the department's more advanced course Topics in the Global Economy
The issues discussed include gains from trade and their distribution; analysis of protectionism; strategic trade barriers; the trade deficit; exchange rate determination; and government intervention in foreign exchange markets.
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Advice for students:
You need to have understood macro and microeconomics to grasp this course.