The objection of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the current frontier of research in international macroeconomics. It will try to get them to shift from being passive absorbers of others’ work to active participants in such research. It will do so by encouraging them to suggest new ways to attack long-standing issues in international macroeconomics.
To develop an understanding both international business cycles and policy making in a global economy. Increase their knowledge of how countries interact in a global economy, how these interactions lead to fluctuations, and, finally, how these fluctuations might best be managed by monetary, fiscal, and trade policy.
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