International Economy

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 02694

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Module description

The aim of the module is to enable students to understand and apply aspects of macroeconomics and how its developments shocks and policies might be expected to affect the economic environment in an open economy.
Syllabus: National income accounting; Macroeconomic theory; Theory of monetary and fiscal policy; Exchange rate regimes; Purchasing power parity and interest rate parity; European monetary union

Teaching and learning methods

2 lectures per week plus fortnightly classes