ECON 495 - Seminar in Economics
Section: 002 Open Economy Macroeconomics
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Notes:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 and 402 with a grade of at least C-.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 404 or 405.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

The objective will be to develop expertise with economic models used for the analysis of global macro issues. Readings and discussions will focus on theoretic and policy work related to: investment and debt in the open economy, capital mobility and financial crisis, and choice of exchange rate regimes.

Students will be required to develop research ideas, use data and theory to analyze one of these ideas, and write about the research in a series of assignments which will culminate in a thesis paper.

Students interested in enrolling in ECON 495 must submit an application.

For textbook information, please visit the ECON Textbook Information Website. Information will be posted for each class as soon as it is available.

ECON 495 - Seminar in Economics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Enrollment is by application. Applications available on Econ website.
002 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Enrollment is by application. Applications available on Econ website.
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