International and European Monetary Issues

Third year modules

Lecturer: Somnath Sen

The course will cover optimum currency area theory, empirical evidence on the costs and benefits of a common currency, euro vs dollar issues, the prospects of an Asian Monetary Union, fiscal policy and the Stability Pact.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module the student will have been provided with the basic tools to analyse and discuss theoretical and empirical issues in the topical area of monetary integration.