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SISG-774 Understanding Global Economics and Markets (3) Course Level: Graduate

Understanding Global Economics and Markets (3) This course provides an understanding of the main economic forces that have driven the globalization process. It covers the fundamental facts, main lessons of experience, and leading principles of micro- and macroeconomics and the financial markets without recourse to unnecessary jargon, mathematics, or statistics. Topics include the role of markets and prices; the economics of businesses; features of labor markets; elements of financial and nonfinancial investments' essentials of money and banking; the economics of government finances; the foreign exchange, stock, bond, and other financial markets. Usually Offered: fall and spring. Grading: A-F only.