International and European Monetary Issues

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 03231

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

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.

Teaching and learning methods

2 lectures per week; occasional classes