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

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BER Weekly

6 July 2020
The main domestic data event over the past week was the release of the 2020Q1 GDP figures. Although not as poor as feared, the data still highlighted just how weak the SA economy was even before the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis hit with full force in 2020Q2. In other domestic news, a heated debate is raging about the fiscal consolidation outlined in...

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BER Weekly

6 July 2020
The main domestic data event over the past week was the release of the 2020Q1 GDP figures. Although not as poor as feared, the data still highlighted just how weak the SA economy was even before the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis hit with full force in 2020Q2. In other domestic news, a heated debate is raging about the fiscal consolidation outlined in...

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