ECON 475 - Finance and Investment in Emerging Economies (4)

This course is intended for advanced undergraduates who have completed intermediate levels of micro and macroeconomics. The class will analyze the economics of foreign investment in emerging economies such as the newly industrializing economies of Asia and Latin America. Emphasis will be placed on understanding transnational capital flows, foreign direct investment, privatization of industry, the role of exchange rate and currency risk, and models of foreign portfolio investment. Prerequisites: ECON 311 and ECON 312.