The course will examine the current dynamics of international trade and finance through the analysis of the structure and the work of the international financial institutions. The students will learn the basics of the international financial system and discover the potential for international cooperation in the field of development.
The course begins with an overview of the historic changes in the contemporary international system of trade and finance. It explains in an original way the role of the free market, national economic policies and international co-operation in the increasingly interdependent world. The course presents the newest developments in the WTO, IMF and World Bank Group. Special attention is paid to the regional models of international economic co-operation and integration.
Pachovski, Slavi, "International Financial Institutions" (2003). Diplomacy Syllabi. 617.