ECN361 Economics of European Integration (Fall, Spring)

Origins and history of European Union integration, integration of trade, financial and monetary policies, the Euro, and EU external trade relations.

The course covers the main economic aspects of the current development of the European Union and its policies. It will touch briefly on the historical background of European Integration, though its main focus is on the economic analysis of the policies and prospects of the European Union, with a particular emphasis on the European Monetary Union, the euro and the EU’s policies as far as international trade is concerned, especially within the WTO framework.

Prereq: ECN 101 or ECN 203 or equivalent course in microeconomics

Department: Economics

Location: Florence

Credits: 3