Tim, Bian Yang, is a lecturer at School of Banking and Finance in University of International Business and Economy (UIBE), where he has been teaching courses including Intermediate Macroeconomics, Exchange Rate and Balance of Payment and Financial Programming and Policies. His fields of study are Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Real Estate and Banking. Tim received his doctorate in Economics from Georgetown University in 2013, where he has also taught the course International Finance and Principle of Macroeconomics at the undergraduate level. His research experience include working in the role of Research Assistant for Professor Marius Schwartz and Pedro Gete 2010-2013 and for the Research Department of IMF in summer of 2009. ”
This course deals with the theory and practice of international macroeconomics and finance. Concepts of balance of payments and exchange rates are developed, followed by macroeconomic tools in an open economy. Balance of payments adjustments will be analyzed under fixed and flexible exchange rate systems. Macroeconomic topics – such as inflation, growth, unemployment, and the roles of monetary and fiscal policies – will also be discussed using examples from developed and/or developing countries.