SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentThe International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , First Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Second Year
Course NameContemporary Issues on International Financial Markets
InstructorCHU SHIOU-YEN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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Week



 



Topic



 



Content and Reading Assignment



Teaching Activities and Homework



Student workload expectation



In-class Hours



Outside-of-class Hours



1 (9/10)



Introduction



-



TBA



 



3.0



4.5



2



(9/17)



Understanding Interest Rates



Mishkin



 (Ch 4)



TBA



3.0



4.5



3



(9/24)



The Behavior of Interest Rates



Mishkin



 (Ch 5)



TBA



3.0



4.5



4



(10/1)



Financial Crises and the



Subprime Meltdown



Mishkin



 (Ch 9)



TBA



3.0



4.5



5



(10/8)



National Income Accounting



and the Balance of Payments



KOM



(Ch 13)



TBA



3.0



4.5



6



(10/15)



Exchange Rates and the



Foreign Exchange Market:



An Asset Approach



KOM



(Ch 14)



TBA



3.0



4.5



7



(10/22)



Exchange Rates and the



Foreign Exchange Market:



An Asset Approach



KOM



(Ch 14)



TBA



3.0



4.5



8



(10/29)



Money, Interest Rates,



and Exchange Rates



KOM



(Ch 15)



TBA



3.0



4.5



9



(11/5)



Money, Interest Rates,



and Exchange Rates



KOM



(Ch 15)



TBA



3.0



4.5



10



(11/12)



Price Levels and the Exchange



Rate in the Long Run



KOM



(Ch 16)



TBA



3.0



4.5



11



(11/19)



Output and the Exchange



Rate in the Short Run



KOM



(Ch 17)



TBA



3.0



4.5



12



(11/26)



Output and the Exchange



Rate in the Short Run



KOM



(Ch 17)



TBA



3.0



4.5



13



(12/3)



Output and the Exchange



Rate in the Short Run



KOM



(Ch 17)



TBA



3.0



4.5



14



(12/10)



Output and the Exchange



Rate in the Short Run



KOM



(Ch 17)



TBA



3.0



4.5



15



(12/17)



Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Intervention



KOM



(Ch 18)



TBA



3.0



4.5



16



(12/24)



Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Intervention



KOM



(Ch 18)



TBA



3.0



4.5



17



(12/31)



Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Intervention



KOM



(Ch 18)



TBA



3.0



4.5



18



(1/7)



Term Paper Due



-



-



3.0



4.5



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

None.


Requirement/Grading

Your grade will be determined by several problem sets/assignments (50%), group presentations (25%) and one term paper (25%). More details regarding the presentation and the term paper will be released during class. Students are encouraged to collaborate on assignments, but each must submit his/her own work. Some assignments require individual classroom demonstrations.


Textbook & Reference

 



Krugman, P., Obstfeld, M. and Melitz, M. (2018). International Economics Theory and Policy (11th edition), 華泰文化.



Mishkin, F. (2019). The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets (12th edition), 華泰文化.


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