Course description

International Macroeconomics and Finance


This course offers an introduction to advanced open-economy macroeconomic and international finance.

Course content

The course consists of three parts. The first part deals with current account determination. The second part introduces international finance and capital market integration, while the third part studies real exchange rates.

Learning outcome knowledge

The main objective is to develop a coherent framework to analyse macroeconomic variables of interest for international business and finance. Students will acquire analytical skills and applied knowledge about important topics in international macroeconomics. Special attention is paid to current account determination, the real exchange rate, and international financial markets.

Exam organisation

  • Written exam: 100%