International Economics I

Trans-border activities such as international trade, international capital movements and international labor migration have become prominent forces in national economies in the current era of economic globalization. By analyzing the patterns, causes and effects of these international economic activities the seminars International Economics I and II  supplements the courses Microeconomics and Macroeconomics with an international perspective. Students apply their knowledge from microeconomics by formulating trade and migration theories and by analyzing the causes and effects of these trans-border activities on national economies and actors. Knowledge gained in Macroeconomics enables students to examine various international macroeconomic policy issues such as the determinants and effects of a growing number of international financial crises and the latest trends in international competitiveness of national economies and their industries.