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This course analyzes the role of the European Union in the global economy, with particular attention to the impact of the European Common Currency. The first part of the course deals with the development of the European Common Market and the creation of the European Monetary Union (EMU), from the financial and monetary crisis of the 1970s to the establishment of the Euro as the European Common Currency in the early 2000s.
The major topics covered in the second part of the course include the European Economic institutions and policies after the Maastricht Treaty; the current European Common Commercial Policy and its place in the international market; the impact of the Euro on the relationship with the United States and other commercial partners; the latest international financial crisis and its impact on European Economy; as well as the European Union’s response to it.
At the end of this course, you will:
- Develop a broad knowledge of the European Monetary Union (EMU);
- Acquire the necessary instruments to assess the impact of the European Commercial and Financial Policies on the Global Economy;
- Understand the recent financial crisis.
Course reader. Additional handouts will be provided by the instructor.