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The course begins with a review of essential concepts in economics, focusing on the international trade, global integration, and the cross-cultural nature of contemporary economic phenomena. Emphasis is on macroeconomics, rather than microeconomics. Topics include: the theoretical basis for trade among countries; institutional structures in which trade takes place; major problems and criticisms of international economic integration; trade restrictions; trade deficits; and exchange rate management. In addition, political and social consequences of international trade will be discussed.

Credits: 3

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