College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    May 24, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ECON 051. International Trade and Finance


This course surveys the theory of international trade and of the balance of payments and exchange rates (international finance). We will primarily touch upon contemporary theories of international trade and open-economy macroeconomics. The theories are used to analyze topics such as trade patterns, trade barriers, international migration and capital flows, contemporary trade disputes, tariffs and protectionism, effects of economic and financial integration on growth and inequality, and the rise of multinational firms. 
Prerequisite: ECON 011  and ECON 021 .
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ASIA ,PEAC, GLBL-core
Spring 2024. Ko.
Spring 2025. Ko.
Spring 2026. Ko.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/economics


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