65-025 International financial relations
second cycle master study programme Economics and Finance
Course Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Suzana Laporšek
- International financial relations: international finance and international financial relations (concept, nature, structure and trends); world financial centres; major international markets (money, foreign exchange, financial and stock market); Euromarket (concept, components and deposit and loan operations).
- International monetary relations: concept and regulators; currency relations; currency system; regulation of global currency markets and relations.
- Economic essence and currency classifications: the concept of currency and its basic classification; characteristics of currencies.
- International movement of capital: concept and forms; direct investment (concept and models); foreign direct investment (concepts and its components, forms of foreign investment enterprises, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, socio-economic implication of mergers and acquisitions); portfolio investment (concept, models and classification, export and import of capital and regulation of international capital flows).
- International prices: the concept and characteristics of world prices formation; multiplicity of prices; types and characteristics of trade prices, and price discounts in foreign trade; information of world prices data sources.
- International financial institutions: concept, characteristics and
development; objectives, activities, services and strategies of various
international financial institutions (World Bank group; IMF; IBRD; IDA; IFC;
MIGA; ICSID); regional multilateral development banks (ADB, AfDB, EBRD, EIB,
ISDB) – purpose of their creation and functioning; other international
financial institutions; informal economic organizations (Davos Economic forum,
Paris club, London club, Basel club) – objective, activities, basic principles