Institute for International Economic Policy

ITIP Courses at GWU

ITIP students (along with other Elliott School students) have access to a wide variety of courses at a major research university in downtown Washington DC. These include courses in the Elliott School of International Affairs, the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Public Policy and Public Administration (SPPPA) and the School of Public Health.

*Particular courses may have prerequisites and require instructor approval.
See University Bulletin for details.

The following courses (applicable to the four ITIP major fields of international economic policy analysis, development economics, finance, and international business) have been offered in the last academic year and/or are scheduled for next academic year.

*Department Key:
ECON = Economics
IAFF = International Affairs
SMPP = Strategic Management & Public Policy
PPOL = Public Policy
PPPA = Public Policy & Public Administration
PAD = Public Administration
IBUS = International Business
MBAD = Masters in Business Administration
DNSC = Decision Sciences
STAT = Statistics; FINA = Finance
PUBH = Public Health

You also will find a list of Elliott School skills courses as well as corporate finance and accounting courses. Finally, a list of econometrics and quantitative analysis courses for ITIP students is included at the end.

Concentration  |  Skills Courses  |  Quantitative Methods Courses

Concentration

International Economic Policy Analysis Field Courses


This field provides deeper training in economic analysis and is especially appropriate for students seeking employment in the public sector, think tanks, international organizations and non-profit organizations focused on international economic issues.


ECON 6237 Economics of Environment and Natural Resources
ECON 6250 Survey of Economic Development
ECON 6255 Economics of Technological Change
ECON 6269 Economy of China
ECON 6271 Economy of Japan
ECON 6285 Economic Development of Latin America
ECON 6292 Special Topics in International Trade:
   • Economics of U.S. Trade Policy
   • International Migration & Labor Markets
   • Technology Trade & the Multinational Firm
ECON 6295 Special Topics in Economics:
   • Economic Conditions Analysis and Forecasting
   • Economic Analysis of International Trade Law
   • Energy Economics
   • Economics of Middle East and North Africa
IAFF 6142 Technology Creation and Diffusion
IAFF 6198 Special Topics in International Trade and Investment Policy:
   • 21st Century Trade Policies: Issues and Strategy
   • Corruption, Development and Governance
   • International Climate Change Policy
IAFF 6358 Migration, Remittances & Development
IAFF 6378 Oil: Industry, Economy, and Society
IAFF 6505 Corruption, Development & Governance
IBUS 6202 & 6297 Privatization, Nationalization & Public-Private Partnerships (6 credits abroad during summer; past locations include London and Chile)
IBUS 6301 International Business Finance
PPPA 6006 Policy Analysis
PPPA 6014 Economics in Policy Analysis
PPPA 6015 Cost-Benefit Analysis
PPPA 6018 Public Policy Governance & Global Markets
PPPA 6085 Poverty and Social Policy
PPPA 6085 Tax Policy Analysis
PUBH 6443 Global Health Agreement
PUBH 6340 Health Economics and Finance
SMPP 6241 Global Corporate Responsibility

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Development Economics Field Courses


ECON 6237 Economics of Environment and Natural Resources
ECON 6250 Survey of Economic Development
ECON 6285 Economic Development of Latin America
ECON 6292 Special Topics in International Trade:
   • International Migration and Labor Markets
   • Technology Trade and Multinational Firm
ECON 6293 Topics in International Finance:
   • Emerging Markets Capital Flows and Crises
ECON 6295 Special Topics:
   • Economic Conditions Analysis and Forecasting
   • Economic Analysis of International Trade Law
   • Economics of Middle East and North Africa
IAFF 6138 Special Topics in International Development Studies:
   • Global Food Security
   • Private Sector Development
IAFF 6142 Technology Creation and Diffusion
IAFF 6198 Special Topics in International Trade and Investment Policy:
   • 21st Century Trade Policies: Issues and Strategy
   • Corruption, Development and Governance
   • International Climate Change Policy
IAFF 6358 Migration, Remittances and Development
IAFF 6378 Oil: Industry, Economy, and Society
PPPA 6018 Public Policy Governance and Global Markets
PPPA 6057 International Development Administration
PPPA 6058 International Development NGO Management
PPPA 6085 Poverty and Social Policy
PUBH 6443 Global Health Agreement
PUBH 6340 Health Economics and Finance
SMPP 6241 Global Corporate Responsibility

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International Business Field Courses.
(These courses are taken in conjunction with MBA students in the School of Business.)


This field focuses on private sector international banking, finance, and marketing. Students may take any four courses listed below; be sure to consult the University Bulletin about any prerequisites for particular courses.


ECON 6295 Economic Conditions Analysis and Forecasting
FINA 6223 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
FINA 6275 Invest Analysis and Global Portfolio Management
IAFF 6198 Strategies and International Political Economy
IAFF 6378 Oil: Industry, Economy, and Society
IBUS 6201 International Marketing
IBUS 6202 & 6297 Privatization, Nationalization & Public-Private Partnerships (6 credits abroad during summer; past locations include London and Chile)
IBUS 6301 International Business Finance
IBUS 6307 International Portfolio Management
IBUS 6401 International Business Strategy
IBUS 6402 Managing in Developing Countries
SMPP 6241 Global Corporate Responsibility

Students pursuing this field are strongly encouraged to take as electives:
   • An accounting course: MBAD 6211 Basic Financial Statements, and
   • A corporate finance course: MBAD 6235 Finance.

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Finance Field Courses


This field helps prepare students for careers in the financial sector. Students may take any four courses listed below; be sure to consult the University Bulletin about any prerequisites for particular courses.


Required course:
IBUS 6301 International Business Finance
Supporting courses (Choose three):
ECON 6293 Topics in International Finance:
   • Emerging Markets Capital Flows and Crises
FINA 6222 Capital Formation
FINA 6223 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
FINA 6224 Financial Management
FINA 6234 New Venture Financing
FINA 6239 Applied Portfolio Management
IBUS 6301 International Business Finance
IBUS 6307 International Portfolio Management

Students pursuing this field are strongly encouraged to take as electives:
   • An accounting course: MBAD 6211 Basic Financial Statements, and
   • A corporate finance course: MBAD 6235 Finance.

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Skills Courses (Elliott School) and Corporate Finance/Accounting (Business School)

IAFF 6502 Developing Trade Policy Options
IAFF 6502 Financial Statement Analysis
IAFF 6502 Analyzing International Economic Data
IAFF 6502 Micro Enterprise Lending
IAFF 6502 Grant Proposal Writing
IAFF 6502 Nuts and Bolts of U.S. Trade Policy
IAFF 6503 Understanding the U.S. Federal Budget
IAFF 6503 Negotiation Skills
IAFF 6503 Art & Practice of Global Investing
MBAD 6211 Financial Accounting
MBAD 6234 Financial Management

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Quantitative Methods Courses

DNSC 6274 Statistical Modeling Analysis
DNSC 6277 Forecasting and Time Series
ECON 6123 Introduction to Econometrics
IAFF 6198 Advanced Quantitative Analysis
PPOL 6013 Research Methods in Policy Analysis
STAT 2112 Business and Economics Statistics II

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