International Money and Finance emphasizes the key concepts essential for students wishing to pursue careers in the areas of international finance, global macroeconomics, and the political economy of international monetary and financial relations. It is based on the premise that specialists in these areas require a broad understanding of the relationships among international financial markets, open economy macroeconomics, and the political economy influences, which drive government policies.
International money and finance requires a total of 72 units. It requires 32-36 core units, 24 field units, and 12-16 elective units. Regular courses are 4 units. Core courses include statistics, mathematics, microeconomic theory, macroeconomics, game theory, political economy, and econometrics. Field requirements include courses in international money and finance, time series econometrics, and financial economics.