SUMMER (A) 2013
EC 7190 International Economics
MW 6:30 - 9:55 PM
Room 058 Rike Hall
Dr. Tran H. Dung
Office: 254H Rike Hall
Office Hours: Monday-Thursdays from 11:00 - 11:35 AM, or by appointment
Phone 775-2295 or 775-3070
FAX: (937) 775-2441
The professor=s home page: http://www.wright.edu/~tdung
Course webpage: http://www.wright.edu/~tdung/719.htm
Thomas Pugel, International Economics (15th edition), NY: Irwin-McGrawHill
Website: International Economics, 15/e (make sure you try the mu;tiple -choice questions)
Objectives of the Course
This course covers basic trade theories, commercial policy, and theories of international investment and migration, exchange rate determination and open macroeconomics. Special attention is paid to international economic institutions and current financial crises
EC 7150 and 7170, or permission of instructor
Mode of Instruction
Multimedia lectures, readings from the internet, electronic mail, and in-class discussion.
Three midterms: each @ 20% of the course grade
Comprehensive final exam 40 % of the course grade
Type of Exam:
Mixture of multiple choice and short questions
Quiz and Paper
Students are expected to read the assigned chapters (and any extra readings) on time and come to class prepared to discuss the material.
Regular class attendance is indispensable. A huge amount of interesting (and sometimes difficult) material will be covered in class. Missing class is missing a lot. Indeed, if you expect to be absent in more than one session, you might consider taking this course some other time. Remember: The class needs you as much as you need the class.
No retake is allowed.
Request for a make-up MUST BE MADE BEFORE THE EXAM IS GIVEN IN CLASS. Approval is at the instructor's discretion.
No make-up, once allowed and scheduled, may be re-scheduled.
Grades will be curved
Students must read the assigned chapter before coming to class. Special readings will be posted weekly on the course website: