Courses of Study 2015-2016 
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Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 7670 - Topics in International Finance

(crosslisted) ECON 7670 
Fall. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: ECON 7620  or equivalent.

E. Prasad.

Provides a selective overview of topics at the cutting edge of academic research and policy debates about the international financial system. Main areas include the effects of financial globalization on growth, volatility, and the transmission of business cycles. The course also examines the determinants of the direction and composition of capital flows, and analyzes the implications of the rising prominence of hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors. This course is intended for advanced Ph.D. students, especially those in search of thesis topics, and requires extensive student involvement in preparing research proposals and critiques of existing literature.

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