Providing our students at all levels with an international perspective is a primary goal of the Economics Department. We accomplish this through integrating topics in international economics and business throughout the curriculum – from the introductory classes to the doctoral level. We have specific courses in International Trade, International Macroeconomics and Finance, Global Competition and Strategy, Emerging Markets, Economic Development and the World Bank, and the Japanese Economic System. In addition we offer highly successful Study Abroad experiences to Walton College and University of Arkansas students. The programs in Brazil and Japan are housed within the economics department and provide deep insights into the economies of these two important countries. Participants in either programs will receive six hours of upper-level economics credit. MBA students also frequently participate in the Brazil program.
Dr. Jingping Gu will be attending the Western Economic Association International annual meeting in Vancouver June 29th- July 3, 2009. There she will be presenting her co-authored paper "An Empirical Evaluation of the Presence of Credit Rationing in the U.S. Credit Market."