KT042010 KT17 Intermediate Course in International Economics 6 op
Organised by
Economics
Person in charge
Aleksandra Maslowska
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
Recommended:
KT4 International Economics or similar.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: (i) Explain and distinguish alternative theories of exchange rate determination and compare stability of exchange rate regimes, (ii) Analyse macroeconomic changes within open economy models and (iii) Critically analyse roles of international institutions in stabilizing economies.

Contents

The course builds on the course International Economics. It provides deeper understanding of financial side in open economy. Tackles a problem of financial instability, credit boom-bust cycles, the role of key international institutions. The course includes analysis of the multiple roles of the central bank as monetary policymaker, a lender of last resort, and regulator. It involves analysing problems of dynamic inconsistency and its solutions, credibility and reputation of central banks now and in the past.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

In the autumn term, lectures KT17 "Intermediate International Economics" 24 h, 4 h/week, in English (lecturer: Aleksandra Maslowska-Jokinen)

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

Written exam KT17 Intermediate International Economics, 6 ECTS cr.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Written exam and discussion in the class.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring
3. year spring

Study materials

Economics of Monetary Union, Paul de Grauwe, Oxford University Press, 7th edition and newer
Additional material provided by the lecturer.
Lecture slides (available on the university's intranet after the beginning of the course).

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Incoming examinations

May 8, 2018
2016–2017
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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