International Finance is one of the growing areas of the finance and economics curricula. Today’s financial marketplace is truly global. No students of economics or finance can fully understand current development without some background in international finance.
The subject matter of international finance consists of issues raised by the special problems of economic interaction between sovereign states. This course will introduce the main concepts and theories of international finance and illustrates them with applications drawn from the real world. We will address a wide range of issues, including the balance of payments, exchange rate determination, international policy coordination, and the international capital market.