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Emerging Markets

Course Number:

73421


Faculty

Laurence Ales, ales@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Economics


Concentrations

B.A. in Economics, B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Statistics, B.S. in Economics and Mathematical Sciences, Additional Major in Economics, Additional Major in Economics and Statistics, Minor in Economics


Course Description

The aim of the course is to understand the economic, political and institutional forces that spur or hinder business activity and success in emerging economies. The course is designed to provide an overview of fiscal, monetary, trade and labor market policies adopted in emerging economies and how these policies have impacted and continue to impact small and large businesses, investment opportunities and the growth potential of these countries. The course will focus on successful emerging economies such as India, China, Chile, Brazil, with broader lessons and comparisons drawn from developed countries, as well as from failures in other developing nations.

Format

Lecture: 160min/wk


Pre-requisites

None