|This course provides PhD students in economics and finance with the tools required for writing a dissertation in international finance or applied macroeconomics. The first part of the course covers empirical and theoretical work on exchange rate determination, international asset pricing, international capital flows, and global imbalances. The second part of the course identifies promising areas of future research and attempts to point out opportunities for intellectual arbitrage. Topics covered include information aggregation in financial markets and sociological factors in international capital flows.
Description and/or course criteria last updated: 12/04/2013