IFEP: International Finance Focus Area

International Finance Concentration Requirements

Students in the International Finance focus area of the IFEP concentration are required to complete a total of 15 points, 12 points of required courses and 3 points of elective courses. In addition to these courses, it is strongly recommended that students complete Accounting for International and Public Affairs (SIPA U6200). All concentration courses must be taken for a letter grade and cannot be audited or taken pass/fail.

1. Students must complete the following three courses (9 points):

INAF U6018International Finance & Monetary Theory3
or INAF U6099 Central Banking, Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Theory & Practice
INAF U6045International Capital Markets3
INAF U6022Economics of Finance *3
or INAF U6301 Corporate Finance

2. Students must also select one of the following courses in International Finance Emerging Markets (3 points):

INAF U6636Emerging Financial Systems: Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Mexico3
INAF U8099Emerging Market Investment Climate3
INAF U8147Navigating China: The World's Second Largest Economy3
INAF U8675Emerging Capital Markets: Theory & Practice3
INAF U8678Strategies for Investing in Emerging Markets3
INAF U8682Emerging Financial Markets3
INAF U8685Asian Financial Markets3
INAF U8686Japanese Financial Policy & Economy3
REGN U6430Beyond Crises in Latin America – Financial Market Perspective3
PEPM U8250Financial Development3
PEPM U6315International Financial Management in Emerging Markets3

3. Students must also select one of the following Finance Track Elective Courses (3 points):

INAF U6040International Energy Project Finance3
INAF U6021European Banking Post Crises: New Landscapes, Risks and Challenges3
INAF U6039International Banking: Workings, Trends and Challenges3
INAF U6092Leadership and Policy Development3
INAF U6093Comprehensive Financial Sector Policy1.5
INAF U6094Reining in the Big Banks: Supervision and Regulation1.5
INAF U6095Theory and Principles of Financial Regulation3
INAF U6098Financial Risk Management and Public Policy3
INAF U6099Central Banking, Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Theory & Practice3.00
INAF U6192Selected Issues on the Federal Reserve & Financial Markets1.5
INAF U6304Sovereign Debt and Power Dynamics3.0
INAF U6305Debt Financing Sovereign and Quasi Sovereign Entities in Emerging Markets1.50
INAF U6524Cybersecurity & Business Risk3
INAF U6571Sovereign Risk3
INAF U6617Environmental, Social and Governance Investing1.5
INAF U6636Emerging Financial Systems: Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Mexico3
INAF U6690Sustainable Finance I: Foundations of ESG Investing3.00
INAF U6692Sustainable Finance II: System-level Investing1.50
INAF U6695Climate Finance, Policy, and the Just Transition3.00
INAF U6696Impact Investing I: Foundations3.00
INAF U6704ESG and Fiduciary Duty1.50
INAF U6705Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting3.00
INAF U6706Climate Change & ESG Investing1.50
INAF U6771Economic Inequality and Its Policy Implications3
INAF U6782Global Real Estate Policy1.5
INAF U6785Economic and Financial Statecraft1.50
INAF U6816Competition Law and Economics3
INAF U6861Global Monetary Policy in the 21st Century3.00
INAF U6862Unconventional Monetary Policy3
INAF U6886Social Impact: Business, Society, and the Natural Environment3.00
INAF U8085Topics in Corporate Finance3.00
INAF U8095Corporate Governance, Investor Stewardship and ESG3
INAF U8099Emerging Market Investment Climate3
INAF U8104Banking and Sustainable Development3
INAF U8254The Digital Economy: Regulatory Conflicts & Opportunities1.5
INAF U8340Digital Economy and Development: an Asian Perspective1.5
INAF U8360Economic Measurement of Discrimination3
INAF U8380Managing the Global Corporation3
INAF U8645Foreign Exchange Markets: Theory & Practice1.5
INAF U8675Emerging Capital Markets: Theory & Practice3
INAF U8682Emerging Financial Markets3
INAF U8689Global Financial Services in the 21st Century3
INAF U8908Sustainable Investing Research Consulting Project3
PUAF U6265Financing Sustainable Development: The Realities of the Challenge1.5
PUAF U8244Municipal Finance in the U.S.3
PUAF U8516Time Series Analysis3
REGN U6415Financial Issues in Latin America3
PEPM U6103Microeconomics II - Topics in Policy-oriented Microeconomics3
PEPM U6315International Financial Management in Emerging Markets3
PEPM U6640Macroeconometrics3
PEPM U8250Financial Development3
LAW L8037FinTech Innovation & the Transformation of Financial Services 2
LAW L8031Foreign Direct Investment and Public Policy2

 Students who take both Economics of Finance (INAF U6022) and Corporate Finance (INAF U6301) may count one of these courses as a Finance Track Elective Course.

Degree Audit Report

Matriculated students in this program can view their degree audit report on Stellic.