Postgraduate: Level 7
Sunday 17 January 2021
Friday 26 March 2021
12 September 2019
Requisites for this module
MSC L16012 International Economics,
MECNL132 International Economics,
MECNLC32 International Economics (Including Placement Year),
MECNLC33 International Economics (Including Year Abroad)
Topics covered include intertemporal current account and balance of payments; uncertainty and international financial markets; imperfections in financial markets, capital account liberalization, direction of capital flows, global imbalances and sovereign risk, global imbalances; speculative attacks and currency crisis; contagion; nominal rigidities; exchange rate regimes.
The aim of the course is to familiarise students with the analytical tools used in the field of international macroeconomics and finance.
Upon successful completion of this module, students will understand how analytical tools can be used to examine key policy issues in international macroeconomics and finance.
No additional information available.
2 lecture hours per week.
Feedback for this module will occur through class meetings where we will go over the answers to problem sets and where you will be able to ask questions about your own method of solution; answers that will be posted on the website for the module that will give you written guidance on the appropriate method to approach the problems, assignments, and tests; and office hours where any additional questions can be addressed. You should be sure that you use these methods to understand how to improve your own performance.
- Obstfeld, Maurice; Rogoff, Kenneth S. (1996) Foundations of international macroeconomics, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Stefan Niemann, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Stefan Niemann
For further information, send a message to email@example.com
Dr Roberto Bonilla Trejos
The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Available via Moodle
Of 24 hours, 22 (91.7%) hours available to students:
2 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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