• Elaborate Course: International Finance

ElaborateCourse:International Finance

精品课程:国际金融

  

I.CourseIntroduction (including teaching goals and requirements) :

International Finance focus on therelationship between international money and finance, including internationalpayment, reserves, foreign exchange rate, exchange rate system, internationalfinance market, foreign investment flows, international currency system andinternational financial organizations.

After studying this unit, students areexpected to have mastered: (1)basic principles, definition and theory ofInternational Finance and (2) the ability to explain the hot-spot issues aboutinternational finance. Students will also be challenged to think aboutrelevance of the various theories and models of contemporary policy issues inChina and the global economy.

  

II.TeachingSyllabus (including the content of chapters and sections. A sheet can beattached):

International Finance focus on therelationship between international money and finance, including internationalpayment, reserves, foreign exchange rate, exchange rete system, internationalfinance market, foreign investment flows, international currency system andinternational financial organizations.

There are 48 credit hours and the arrangementis

1. Introduction Course Motivation4 credit hours

2. The characteristics of internationalfinance2 credit hours

3. The history of the internationalmonetary system4 credit hours

4. The causes of international financialcrisis2 credit hours

5. The foreign exchange market4 credit hours

6. Types of transactions in foreignexchange market2 credit hours

7. Balance of Payments Accounting4 credit hours

8. The Capital Account2 credit hours

9. The Balance of Payments Identity4 credit hours

10. Group Discussion4 credit hours

11. The relationship between Purchasingpower parity with exchange rate, monetary system4 credit hours

12. Distinction Between Real and NominalInterest Rates2 credit hours

13. The arbitrage model4 credit hours

14. The IS-LM model2 credit hours

15. Effects of Official Changes in theExchange Rate System4 credit hours

16. Review2 credit hours

  

III.TeachingSchedule:

Week

Course  Contents

Teaching  Method

1

Introduction   and Course  motivation

Lecture

2

The   characteristics of  international finance

Lecture/  Discussion

3

The   history of the  international monetary system

Lecture

4

The   causes of  international financial crisis

Lecture

5

The   foreign exchange  market

Lecture/  Discussion

6

Types   of transactions in  foreign exchange market

Lecture

7

Balance   of payments  accounting

Lecture

8

The   capital account

Lecture

9

The   balance of payments  identity

Lecture

10

Group   discussion

Discussion

11

The   relationship between  purchasing power parity with exchange rate, monetary   system

Lecture/  Discussion

12

Distinction    between real and nominal interest Rates

Lecture

13

The    arbitrage model

Lecture

14

The    IS-LM model

Lecture

15

Effects    of official changes in exchange rate system

Lecture

16

Review    

Review