Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia University School of General Studies

ECON W4505y International Monetary Theory and Policy 3 pts. Prerequisites: ECON W3211 and W3213. Introduction to monetary problems in international trade. Topics include macroeconomics of the open economy under fixed and flexible exchange rates, international adjustment under the gold standard, monetary problems of the interwar period, the Breton Woods agreement, transition to flexible exchange rates, planned reforms of the international monetary system andthe Eurocurrency markets.