Prereq: None. In-depth analysis of the major risks and opportunities in the global economy. Analyzes key economic forces and policy responses that shape the business environment, such as financial crises, monetary and fiscal policy, trade wars, unsustainable debt, rise of emerging markets, financial contagion, and international institutions. Discusses current global economic issues to develop the tools and frameworks to be able to predict and plan for how governments will respond to different challenges in the future. Some background or coursework in international economics recommended.