Course Catalog and Schedule



Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets (FINC-941-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:

This course counts toward the following majors: Finance, International Business, Analytical Finance

How do national economies evolve and interact in a globalized world? This course focuses on the economic forces and the policy responses that are relevant for business and investment strategies. Specific topics include the meaning and measures of national and international economic activity; what determines which emerging markets develop and grow, while others stagnate; what drives business cycles, how they are propagated globally, and how government policy responds; monetary policy decisions and their effect on financial institutions and credit markets; government liabilities and how markets react to government debt; what determines trade deficits and surpluses, and the relative strength of a currency. The course provides a high-level overview to aid business planning, investment strategies, and policy analysis.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-941-0 Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets 76 1 Shwayder, Ariel Sat 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (250) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-941-0 Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets 61 1 Guiso, Luigi Mon/Thu 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (160) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-941-0 Macroeconomic Policy and Global Capital Markets 71 1 Guiso, Luigi Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (350) N