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Analysis of the economic effects of trade among nations. Determination and stabilization of exchange rates; regulation of commerce through various commercial policies; the United States' balance of payments; the impact of international trade on price, incomes, and employment in the participating nations; and international agencies and agreements affecting world trade. Custom unions and common markets, world liquidity problems. Not open to students who have taken or are currently taking EC 161 or its equivalent. Prerequisites: Economics 5 or Economics 8.

Basic Enrollment Requirements:

Academic Year (Fall/Spring): Unofficial Transcript – High School Diploma or current high school transcript (for high school students only in applicable classes), Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.

Summer: None.

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Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

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