|Course Type||Course Code||No. Of Credits|
Semester and Year Offered:
Course Coordinator and Team: Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya
Email of course coordinator: jyotirmoy[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in
Pre-requisites: Knowledge of microeocnomics and macroeconomics at the level of core M.A. Economics courses.
Aim: course aims to examine and discuss the significant contemporary features of international economic relations placed within a broader historical and theoretical context by focussing on two pillars of international economic relations – trade and finance. It assumes an intuitive grasp over the dominant theoretical perspectives in macro- and microeconomics. Building on these foundations, the course will familiarise students with different historical perspectives and economic theories on trade and finance that have shaped opinion, policy and outcomes in the contemporary world
At the successful completion of these course students would be able to:
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
Assessment Details with weights:
Class test: best three of four
In-class examinations with problems, proofs and reflective questions covering modules 1, 2, 3, 4 respectively.
A paper of around 3,000 words on some aspect of international trade or open economy macroeconomics not covered in class. The paper would have to be based on original monographs and journal articles but should show the students’ ability to select material and synthesize and integrate diverse sources.