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ECO 396U Topic: Emerging Financial Markets: Capital Flows, Policies and Financial Institutions

Course Description: The course examines emerging financial markets (EFMs) in different developing and transition countries, and assesses the influence of well-functioning financial markets, as well as the imperatives dictated by the globalization of capital flows, international portfolio diversification and the real economy. Case studies will highlight the influence of institutional participants in shaping these markets, and will also provide an overview of tested regulatory changes and financial and macro-economic stabilization policy prescription which have contributed to the building of more robust financial institutions and markets in emerging developing economies.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

ECO 105 Min Grade D