Semester 2, 2017

International Economy and Finance HD (91) Notes - Topic Summaries and Explanations, Notes From All Readings

81 pages

17,723 words




These notes bring together lectures, definitions of key terms and summaries of readings to provide a comprehensive guide to ECOP1003. Every single reading is summarised with extracts, making completing weekly readings and preparing for essays a breeze. Key concept definitions have been compiled from readings, the lecture and external sources, ensuring thorough coverage of every topic.

Topics covered:
• Theories of international trade, production and finance
• Free trade and its consequences
• State building and the restrictions on trade
• Trade asymmetries
• Work and its transformation
• Corporate expansion
• Changing power relations: states, firms and labour
• International money
• Debating debt
• Understanding financial crises
• The global environment