SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSenior Class A, Department of Economics Senior Class B, Department of Economics
Course NameInternational Finance
InstructorWU JHIH-CHIAN
Credit3.0
Course TypeSelectively
PrerequisiteEconomic Analysis、Economics、Intro Microeconomics、Introduction to Economics、Principle of Economics
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule































































































































































Week



Topic



Content and Reading Assignment



Teaching Activities and Homework



Student workload expectation



In-class Hours



Outside-of-class Hours



1



GDP & Balance of Payment



Ch1-Ch2


 

3



1.5



2



Balance of Payment



Ch2


 

3



1.5



3



Trade Imbalances



Ch3



HW1



3



1.5



4



Foreign Exchange Markets and Rates of Return



Ch4


 

3



1.5



5



National Day (10/10)



Holiday: No Class



 



 



 



6



Interest Rate Parity



Ch5



HW2



3



1.5



7



Midterm I (10/24)



 



 



 



 



8



Purchasing Power Parity



Ch6


 

3



1.5



9



Interest Rate Determination



Ch7


 

3



1.5



10



National Output Determination



Ch8


 

3



1.5



11



The AA-DD Model



Ch9



HW3



3



1.5



12



Policy Effects with Floating Exchange Rates



Ch10


 

3



1.5



13



Midterm II (12/5)



 



 



 



 



14



Fixed Exchange Rates



Ch11


 

3



1.5



15



Policy Effects with Fixed Exchange Rates



Ch12



HW4



3



1.5



16



Fixed versus Floating Exchange Rates



Ch13


 

3



1.5



17



Review



Review Session


 

3



1.5



18



Final Exam (1/9)



 



 



 



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

TBA


Requirement/Grading

(1) Midterm I:25% 



(2) Midterm II:30%



(3) Final:30%



(4) Assignments:15%



 


Textbook & Reference

References:



International Finance: Theory and Policy (2010), Steve Suranovic, George Washington University



https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/international-finance-theory-and-policy


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