Prof. Irena Kikerkova PhD
|Course objectives (competences):|
After completing this course, students should be able to:
International economics is one of the fundamental economic disciplines. It is the basis for the establishment of several economic subjects which cover narrower related scientific fields of economics. This course aims to enable students to compose the mosaic of the image of the modern world and the characteristics of the economic relations that govern it. To this end, the subject matter of this course is divided into several chapters: basic theories of international trade, which should help students understand the way each national economy finds its place in the international division of labor ; the types of trade policies and their instruments, the arguments for and against their introduction and the meaning and role of international trade regulation; the characteristics of modern economic trends in the international economy; the characteristics of the modern international monetary system; capital markets; the balance of payment and the challenges posed by the process of globalization.