International Finance

Guest Instructor: 
Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.
Time I: 
02:00pm to 04:00pm
Venue I: 
DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, 10117

The course develops core models of international finance, and surveys selected topics in international financial markets; exchange rates and purchasing power parity; international CAPM; equity and bond home biases; determinants of capital flows; sovereign debt crisis; speculative attacks and financial crises; contagion and financial linkages; exchange rate regimes and monetary policy choices; and the stability of the international financial system.

Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D.

Time and Venue:
The course takes place generally Fridays from 14:00-16:00 at DIW Berlin. Some exceptions may apply and will be communicated well ahead of time.

Requirements and Grades:
Students will be assessed on the basis of three elements; first, an essay/brief term paper (30%) and presentation thereof (20%) addressing a specific question/paper in an area of choice; second, an empirical exercise with data using an econometric software (50%).

Fall 2013
End date of the whole course: 
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 4:00pm