15.014 Applied Macro- and International Economics II
Establishes understanding of the development processes of societies and economies. Studies several dimensions of sustainability (environmental, social, political, institutional, economy, organizational, relational, and personal) and the balance among them. Explores the basics of governmental intervention, focusing on areas such as the judicial system, environment, social security, and health. Builds skills to determine what type of policy is most appropriate. Considers implications of new technologies on the financial sector: internationalization of currencies, mobile payment systems, and cryptocurrencies. Discusses the institutional framework to ensure choices are sustainable across all dimensions and applications.
15.014 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by R. Rigobon.
Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in E51-315.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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