Course Detail

International Financial Policy (33502)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Kekre, Rohan
  • Content
    This course will help students develop an understanding of issues in international macroeconomics that are important for investors and managers operating in the global marketplace. It will cover theories of the determination of exchange rates and interest rates, the management of foreign exchange risk, international capital flows, debt and currency crises, international monetary and exchange rate regimes, the roles of the international financial institutions in developing countries, and other characteristics of international financial markets.
    Format
    • Lectures

    • Group Projects

  • Prerequisites
    Business 33040 or equivalent is recommended, but not required. Cannot enroll in BUSN 33502 if BUSN 20230 taken previously.
  • Materials
    Based on a combination of class lectures, textbook chapters, and newspaper and magazine articles. This course will have a Canvas site.
    Resources
    • Canvas Site Available

  • Grades
    Based on a combination of quizzes, a mid-term, homeworks, and a final exam. Cannot be taken pass/fail. No auditors.
    Grades
    • Graded homework assignments

    • Allow Provisional Grades (For joint degree and non-Booth students only)

    Assessment & Testing
    • Quizzes

    • Optional midterm

    • Final exam (in class)

    Restrictions
    • No auditors

    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Spring 2023Section: 33502-01F 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC08In-Person Only
  • Spring 2023Section: 33502-85S 1:30PM-4:30PMGleacher Center208In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 8 2022