International Finance

The purpose of this module is to expose students to the basic theory, the major issues and the institutional/practical aspects of international finance/ international monetary economics. Having completed the module successfully, the diligent student should have the necessary background and tools to understand and analyze the role of exchange rates and the balance of payments in an open economy on both the theoretical and policy levels and have a working knowledge of the major international financial events and issues of the past few decades.

Course instructor: Hylton Hollander

Work programme

BER Weekly

19 February 2018
It was a dramatic week on the local front with the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma, the swearing in of a new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Friday. This follows weeks of speculation following Ramaphosa's ascension to the position of ANC president last December. In this edition of the weekly review,...

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