Institute for International Economic Policy
Special Topics Courses
The George Washington University offers a variety of special topics economics courses that change in response to policy debates and student interests at the masters level. (Please contact the Department of Economics for information about PhD courses.)
Below is a list of recent courses, along with sample syllabi. All courses assume at least current knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics and some have other specific prerequisites.
Economics of Development Policy
Economics of US Trade Policy (Prerequisite: Econ 6283)
Trade and Economic Development (Prerequisite: Econ 6283 or Econ 6217)
Policy Options in Macroeconomic Crises (Prerequisite: Econ 6284 or Econ 6218)
Financial Issues in Emerging Markets (Prerequisite: Econ 6284 or Econ 6218)
Analysis of International Trade Law (Prerequisite: Econ 6283)
Topics in International Finance (Prerequisite: Econ 6284)
Economics of the Middle East
Sample Syllabus (Spring 2008)
China's Integration into the Global Economy
International Migration and Labor Markets
Fragile States and Development
Economic Conditions: Analysis & Forecasting
Technology, Trade, and the Multinational Firm
Costas Arkolakis, Yale
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