ECON-642 International Finance II
Offered academic year 2012-2013
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This is the second PhD. course in International Macroeconomics and Finance. Its focus is on the behavior of international financial markets, particularly the foreign exchange market. We will study both traditional macroeconomic models of exchange rate determination, and a new generation of models based on trading behavior in actual markets. This new generation of models can account for must of the observed behavior of exchange rates and offers new insights in many areas of international finance including; the disconnect puzzle, portfolio diversification, forward bias, and foreign exchange intervention.
Credits: 3 credits
Prerequisites: Econ 641 and all first year PhD requirements
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