Global Economy and International Finance: Beyond the Textbook
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
(Sat and Mon)
DIVERSE AND ONLINE COURSES TO CHOOSE FROM
SMALL, LIVE CLASSES WITH RENOWNED ASHOKA FACULTY
A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION FROM ASHOKAX
LIFE-LONG ACCESS TO A HIGH-GRADE PEER NETWORK
About The Course
The objective of this course is to review recent global economic developments and outlook and provide a framework for making economic policy decisions and corporate financial decisions in an international context. The course will cover the basic accounting principles of national income and balance of payments; the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy and policy challenges; the growth of globalization and its slowdown; the international monetary system; foreign exchange market and exchange rate determination; arbitrage and international parity conditions; and macroeconomic policy in an open economy with flexible exchange rates.
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D.Phil. University of Oxford
Biswajit Banerjee is Professor of Economics at Ashoka University. He has also taught at Haverford College (2009–2014), the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2010–2011), and University of Oxford (1977–1982). Professor Banerjee is also affiliated with the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic as Chief Economist since August 2017.
Professor Banerjee’s research interests include empirical macroeconomics and monetary economics, international economics, labour and demographic economics, and industrial economics. He has published widely in these fields in leading academic journals, authored one book and co-edited three books. Professor Banerjee obtained the B. Phil. and D. Phil. degrees from the University of Oxford and was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship in 1972.
Learning Support for the Course
Pranabes (They/Them) – Teaching Assistant
Pranabes is currently a Ph.D. student of Economics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. They have been working as a Teaching Fellow with the Department of Economics at Ashoka for 5+ years. Their research interest is in the area of Applied Economics. They take keen interest in food and politics.