Faculty of Business and Economics
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|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Economics|
|Organisational Unit||Department of Economics|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2015 (Day)|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Horag Choi|
This unit focuses on the topics of international finance and trade. This includes: the importance of international finance; the balance of payments accounts; the effect of macroeconomic policies on trade balance; foreign exchange markets-spot; forward; futures and options markets; the determination of exchange rates; parity conditions; hedging and speculation in foreign exchange markets; foreign investment; trade barriers.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 30%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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