Case studies: the Plaza and Louvre Accords; the cost to the U. Exchange Rates, Capital Flight, and Hyperinflation How international capital flows, inflation, and trade flows affect exchange rates.
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It explores the many relations between coffee and money, considering international relations, debt, and the effect of prices on coffee farmers. It covers three hours of study time and includes five short videos, for which transcripts are included. The Nobel Foundation makes available a great deal of material on each of the Economics prize winners, including video of each Prize Lecture since Robert Mundell in As well as a lay introduction to each prize winner's research, there are "Advanced information" links giving a more technical explanation.
This link is to the Economics Network's quick index of lecture videos and related materials on the site. Each video is a full lecture usually between 40 and 60 minutes with good audio and video quality, and pitched at a non-technical audience. Transcripts of each lecture are available.
A work in progress, this collection of text, external links and problem sets is intended to develop into a full online textbook. The files are available free online, or can be downloaded in PDF for a fee. International trade theory and policy analysis is an online textbook by Steven M. It comes with short-answer questions and quizzes.
Most exchange occurred within social groups. Average tariff levels of around 15 per cent in the late 19th century rose to about 30 percent in the s, following the passage in the United States of the Smoot—Hawley Tariff Act. References 1. Free Trade Tariff and nontariff trade barriers and the beneficiaries of protectionism. The consumption of "designer water" or "slimming foods" is a statement of a self image, not just a product consuming act.
Links from this page go to the table of contents, a course syllabus, problem sets and an Information for Instructors page in which Suranovic argues for the use of this site as a course textbook. The site also includes self-test questions and forum facilities for asking questions. This course page supports a course on international monetary economics as taught by Olivier Jeanne at Johns Hopkins University in It presents theory and applies it towards gaining an understanding of recent events and current policy issues.
The theory presented in this course covers a broad range of topics including exchange rate determination, monetary and fiscal policy in an open economy that is, and economy that trades goods and assets with the rest of the world , balance of payments crises, the choice of exchange rate systems, and international debt. These theoretical frameworks enable the discussion of topics such as the current global financial crisis, global financial imbalances, the Chinese exchange rate regime, and proposed changes in the international financial architecture.
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Our site Studying Economics has tips including writing and referencing , revision , and help with maths. This short video explains your rights to use material found online. Click in the bottom right to view full-screen. The Economics Network. Saylor Foundation. Added: 15 Jun The value of coffee.