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Requirements for International Economic Policy Analysis


20 credits are required to complete this specialization. 

Please consult with your Program Advisor to determine a course plan that incorporates this specialization.

Group 1: Foundational (4 credits required)

ECON 213a Applied Econometrics

Group 2: Advanced Econometrics (4 credits required)

ECON/FIN 250a Forecasting in Finance & Economics (4 credits)
ECON 261a Empirical Analysis of Trade Policy  (4 credits)

Group 3: Core Policy (8 credits required)

ECON 235a Central Banking (4 credits)
ECON 236a The Challenge of High Gov't Debt (4 credits)
ECON 270a Economic Development Strategies (4 credits)             
ECON/FIN 256a Taming Financial Markets (4 credits)
FIN 253a Global Development Institutions: Mgmt & Policy (4 credits)

Group 4: Electives (4 credits required)

BUS 228f Management Communication (2 credits)
ECON 122b Economics of the Middle East (4 credits)
ECON 176a Household, Health & Hunger in Developing Countries (4 credits)
ECON 203f Advanced International Macroeconomics (2 credits)
ECON 252f Economy of China (2 credits)
ECON 253a Asia, Center of the World Economy (4 credits)
ECON 262f Outsourcing and Off-Shoring (2 credits)
ECON 277f Public Policy, Business Leadership & World Affairs (2 credits)
ECON 299a Master’s Project (w/specialization approval only) (4 credits)
ECON 303a Advanced Macroeconomics (PhD level course) (4 credits)
ECON 360a International Trade Theory (PhD level course) (4 credits)
FIN 252f BankingCentral Banking & Int'l Finance Systems (2 credits)
ALSO: Any course from Groups 2 or 3 not taken to satisfy those requirements.