Economic Policy Challenges in Emerging Markets
Emerging market countries face unique economic policy challenges that are shaped both by their economic structure and their domestic and foreign policies. This course will examine different case studies of how emerging market countries have addressed dilemmas such as monetary policy, trade policy, capital flows, and industrialization. The course will focus on analyzing the interaction of political and economic trends to understand how they shape and constrain policy makers. Case studies of emerging markets responding to policy dilemmas and economic shocks will illustrate broader trends in policy making as well as to specifics of key countries such as China, Russia, India, and others.