Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON6008 - International Money and Finance

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Graham Kenneth White

Description

This unit covers the following topics: overview of the International Monetary System; foreign exchange markets, spot and future markets; swaps and options; arbitrage; covered and uncovered interest parity; exchange rate determination; forecasting exchange rate movements; exchange rate intervention; and the role of central banks.

Assessments

mid semester exams (30%), 1x essay (15%), Final Exam (55%)

Classes

1x 3hr seminar per week

Prerequisites

ECON5002

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