2017_18
University
Rovira y Virgili
Educational guide 
Faculty of Business and Economics
A A 
english 
Bachelor's Degree in Economics (2009)
 Subjects
  INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
PART I: INTRODUCTION
UNIT 1. A panoramic vision of international economics issues.
PART II: THE EXCHANGE RATE
UNIT 2. The exchange rate and the exchange rate market
2.1. The exchange rate.
2.2. The euro.
2.3. The foreign exchange market
2.4. Assets’ demand in the foreign exchange market
2.5. Equilibrium in the foreign exchange market
2.6. Covered interest rate parity
UNIT 3. The exchange rate and the monetary market
3.1. Money supply
3.2. Aggregate demand for money
3.3. Equilibrium in the money market
3.4. Money supply and the short run exchange rate
3.5. Money, the price level and the long run exchange rate
PART III: POLICIES, THE EMU AND INTERNATIONAL CRISES.
UNIT 4. Macroeconomic policies and the exchange rate
4.1. Determinants of the aggregate demand
4.2. Aggregate supply in the short run
4.3. Equilibrium in the goods market
4.4. Equilibrium in the assets market
4.5. Short run equilibrium in an open economy
4.6. Monetary and fiscal policies
4.7. The J curve
UNIT 5. Choice of exchange rate regime
5.1. Fixed exchange rates.
5.2. Exchange rate crises.
5.3. Multilateral systems of fixed exchange rates.
5.4. Fixed versus flexible exchange rates.
UNIT 6. The European Monetary Union.
6.1. The European monetary integration process.
6.2. Optimum currency areas and the European Monetary Union (EMU).
6.3. Balance of the first years of the EMU.
6.4. The EMU deficit and debt crisis.