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ECF9210 - Introduction to international economics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Rebecca Valenzuela


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Topics include an introduction to basic micro and macroeconomics, the economic importance of trade, barriers to international trade, the regionalisation of trade, exchange rate determination, balance of payments theory, the domestic impact of the international economy, foreign direct investment and multinational corporations, capital flows and currency crisis.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


In-course assessment: 30%
Examination (2.5 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week