The course presents the basics of international trade, the foundations on economic exchanges between nations, and the ways that international interactions are affecting a country’s balance of payments, wealth and thus economic stability.
The learning outcomes, more specifically, are outlined as:
- To interpret information on international economics presented in verbal, numerical or graphical form.
- To explain and analyse economic issues and arguments, using relevant economic concepts, theories and information stemming from the international economics discipline.
- To evaluate international economics information, arguments, proposals and policies, taking into consideration relevant information and theory, and distinguishing facts from hypothetical statements and value judgments.
To organize, present and communicate economic ideas and informed judgments in a clear, logical and appropriate form.