1. National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments
2. Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Market
3. International Monetary Systems
4. Performance of the Global Capital Market
Lecture and Seminar
Term tests 25% - 50%
Assignments 10% - 30%
Essay or Research Paper 0% - 30%
Participation 0% - 10%
Final Examination 30% - 40 %
(No individual test or assignment can exceed 40%.)
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
1. Critique, and demonstrate an understanding of, the theories of international finance to explain balance of payments and exchange rate determination.
2. Examine and evaluate the role of monetary and fiscal policy on balance of payments and exchange rates.
3. Evaluate the implications of the international monetary system on national incomes and trade flow.
4. Analyze and critique current issues affecting the performance of the global capital markets.
The textbook is to be chosen from the following:
Gerber, J. International Economics, Latest editon, Addison Wesley Pearson
Husted, S., et al. International Economics, Latest edition, Addison Wesley Pearson
Krugman, P., et al, International Finance; Theory and Policy, Latest edition, Addison Wesley Pearson
or textbook as approved by the Economics department.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|College of New Caledonia (CNC)||CNC ECON 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR ECON 2XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||No credit||2018/01/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ECON 3455 (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW ECON 3XX (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC ECON 308 (3)||2018/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Community College (VCC)||No credit||2018/01/01 to -|