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REGN U8090 The Transatlantic Economy. 3 Points.

Category: MIA Core: Interstate Relations, IFEP: Economic Policy Track, IFEP, APEA, IO, Regional

A course on contemporary transatlantic economic relations with particular emphasis on the US-EU dimension. Topics include: implications for the U.S. of UK-EU Brexit negotiations; Trump Administration trade and tax policy and the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP); dollar-euro diplomacy and the international roles of the dollar and euro; European competition and taxation policy toward high tech companies such as the so-called “Frightful Five” firms Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google (Alphabet), and Microsoft; secular stagnation and U.S.-EU long term growth prospects; contrasting monetary and fiscal responses since the 2008 crisis; relative macroeconomic performance and why most of Europe can’t get its unemployment levels down to U.S. levels; the economic dimension to transatlantic security arrangements.

Term Section Call Number Instructor Times/Location
Fall 2017 001 68299 Seamus O'Cleireacain Th 4:10pm - 6:00pm
402 International Affairs Bldg