Responsible for about one-fourth of global GDP, the U.S. economy is the largest in the world. The health of the U.S. economy affects the global economy. But the global economy’s performance is vitally important to the United States as well. Explore economic policy issues, along with the ongoing debates that accompany them. And learn about international trade, financial risk management, emerging capital markets, tax policy, regional financial issues, labor and demographics.
OPM Competency: External Awareness
- Understand how economic policy is designed, implemented and evaluated at the national and international levels
- Acquire the requisite skills to address economic-policy challenges
- Relate economic-policy issues to the contemporary global economy