International Finance: Theory and Policy
by Steve Suranovic
Publisher: Saylor Foundation 2010
Number of pages: 465
International Finance Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic's belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that 'economists do it with models.' That's because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues.
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