International finance, also known as international macroeconomics, refers to a branch of financial economics that deals with monetary systems and economics that surpass national borders. This field focuses on global capi... More »

International finance is important for determining exchange rates, comparing inflation rates, investing in foreign debt securities, ascertaining economic conditions in other countries and investing in foreign markets, ac... More »

Dr. David Eifrig may be a scam artist, depending on one's definition of the term. Eifrig is employed at Stansberry Research, an American publishing company founded and operated by Frank Porter Stansberry, who has been co... More »

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Economist John Maynard Keynes made many contributions to the field of macroeconomics including his inflation theory, stance against Say's Law, unemployment thoughts, borrowing during the recession theory, belief in gover... More »

The two major divisions of economics are macroeconomics and microeconomics. Macroeconomics is the branch of economics that deals with the behavior of an entire community or country, and microeconomics is the branch of ec... More »

According to textbook publisher Pearson Prentice Hall, the definition of descriptive economics is the branch of economics tasked with gathering data about the economy. Economists present this data as positive facts, whic... More »

Economics is closely related to the other social sciences, particularly politics, sociology (because some academics argue that economics is in fact a branch of sociology) and ethics; there are also strong connections wit... More »