Runjuan Liu is Professor of Business Economics in the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta, Canada. Professor Liu studies the interaction between international trade, economic development, and labor market outcomes, with a focus on understanding the critical impacts of globalization on firms and workers. Her research has been funded by Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, Chinese Ministry of Education Project of Social Science, and Worldwide Universities Network. Her research has been published in top-tier journals such as Journal of International Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Geography, and Canadian Journal of Economics, among others. Professor Liu received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto, her M.A. in Economics from Peking University, and her B.A. from Nankai University.
Provides students with an introduction to the tools they will require to succeed in the increasingly international business world. Serves as a basis for other more advanced courses in International Business. Topics covered could include Country Differences, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Regional Economic Integration, The Foreign Exchange Market and International Business Strategy and Operations. Prerequisites: ECON 101 and ECON 102. Students may receive credit for only one of BUEC 342 or ADMI 342.Fall Term 2021