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Global Economy

  • Examines Global Role of Economic Activity
  • Explores Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Investigates Economic Relations Between Nations

These courses investigate the economic relations between nations and the increasing role of the private sector in government and civil society. They cover emerging economies in the global landscape, international business and finance, global capital markets, public-private partnerships, and international and multilateral financial institutions. They explore the emergence of corporate social responsibility and the influence of social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Faculty members include international bankers, financial advisers, and political risk managers.

Business Writing Essentials for Global Professionals

Gain the techniques to improve the effectiveness and accessibility of your technical writing—whether in business, economics, finance, or law.

2019 Spring
1 section

Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Explore the driving forces behind corporate social responsibility, including how companies incorporate it into their growth strategies.

+ 1 more semester
2 sections

International Political Economy

Gain a better understanding of the state of the world economy and the opportunities and challenges posed by international economic interdependence.

2018 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

The Global Financial System: Understanding Data and News

Gain clarity on the key issues currently facing economists and financial markets, as well as the geopolitical aspects of these issues.

2018 Fall
1 section

Emerging Economies in the International Financial System

Explore the international monetary and financial system, including the opportunities and constraints faced by emerging economies in this system.

2018 Fall
1 section

LNG 101: Energy for a Cleaner Future

Learn how natural gas and LNG have an important and growing role to play in the global energy mix for a cleaner, more sustainable energy future.

1 section

The IMF, World Bank, and WTO and Prospects for Global Economic Cooperation

Explore the important roles of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and World Trade Organization in the global economy.

Trade Wars? International Trade Policy in the Trump Administration

Explore the Trump administration’s trade policy measures and their implications for the US economy and the world trade regime.

Women in Global Business Leadership

Trace the trajectory of women entering and occupying prominent roles in the global labor force over the last 50 years and its ongoing challenges.

Assessing Risks in Emerging Markets

Examine the spectrum of political, economic, and cultural challenges, as well as legal and business risks, of investing in the developing world.

Macroeconomic Principles for Understanding the Modern Economy

The course will cover a broad range of topics in macroeconomics, including an introduction to key measurements of economic performance.