International Economic Policy


This module employs a non-technical approach to understanding how governments influence the macroeconomy. Topics will include fiscal policy, monetary policy, exchange rate policy and economic growth policy. This module is applies the theory built up in micro and macroeconomics. It is taught from an international perspective.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Compare and critique monetary and fiscal policy

  2. Find relevant data on fiscal and monetary stance

  3. Critically assess the limitations of monetary policy and fiscal policy

  4. Illustrate comparative advantages among countries

  5. Categorise the balance of payments

  6. Analyse economic growth and appriase factors that affect it

  7. Detect phases of a business cycle and their characteristics

  8. Consider the role and determinants of productivity with respect to economic growth

  9. Communicate economic policy in written form

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