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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Economics

ECON 353 International Economics (1)

This course examines the workings of the international economy with an emphasis on current policy issues. Economic theory will be used to study the effects of trade among nations, the factors which influence trading patterns and the effects of trade restrictions such as tariffs. Financial relationships among nations and the functioning of the international monetary system will also be explored. Other topics include the role of trade in economic growth and development and the impact of foreign investment and the multinational corporation in both advanced and developing nations.

Prerequisite: ECON 122 required; ECON 123 preferred

  • Offering: Every fall
  • Instructor: Hanson