Examination of the theories of international trade and investment, the international monetary system, and the multinational firm. Prerequisite: AUECO 101.
Economic analysis of modern economic growth focusing on the Industrial Revolution and its consequences. Critical thinking about why the Industrial Revolution and its related economic growth models can and/or cannot be generalized worldwide is also encouraged.
Economic analysis, problems, and policies, with emphasis on the Canadian economy; roles of consumers and firms in competitive and monopolistic markets; foreign ownership in the Canadian economy; distribution of income, inequality, and poverty; use of the environment; government economic policies.