See notes regarding special topics* and MBAD courses**.

Students pursuing this concentration must take ECON 6283 and ECON 6284 as part of the core field requirement for the master’s degree program. These courses do not count toward the concentration.
Students also must demonstrate proficiency in introductory statistics. Means of demonstrating proficiency include, but are not limited to, prior satisfactory completion of undergraduate statistics coursework, or STAT 1051, 1053, 1111 or IAFF 6501 at GW. Students should consult the Program Director as soon as possible following matriculation into the program regarding additional ways in which this requirement may be fulfilled.
Required—at least 6 credits from the following:
ECON 6237Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources
ECON 6250Survey of Economic Development
ECON 6255Economics of Technological Change
ECON 6269Economy of China I
ECON 6293Topics in International Finance *
ECON 6295Special Topics (Applied Behavioral Economics)
ECON 6335Applied Financial Derivatives
ECON 6340Applied Labor Economics and Public Policy
ECON 6344Applied Industrial Organization
PPPA 6014Microeconomics for Public Policy II
PPPA 6015Benefit-Cost Analysis
Supporting courses (6 credits)
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs (Global Electricity Markets)
IAFF 6198Special Topics in International Economic Policy (Advanced Quantitative Analysis)
IAFF 6198Special Topics in International Economic Policy (Development and Trade Policy in LDCs)
IAFF 6358Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (Economic and Social Development of Latin America)
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies (Oil: Industry, Economy, and Society)
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies (Political Economy of the Middle East)
IBUS 6202Regional Strategy for Multinationals
IBUS 6297International Management Experience
IBUS 6301International Business Finance
PSC 6439International Political Economy
Recommended skills courses
IAFF 6502Professional Skills I (Analyzing International Economic Data)
IAFF 6502Professional Skills I (Financial Statement Analysis)
IAFF 6503Professional Skills II (Analyzing International Economic Data)
IAFF 6503Professional Skills II (Intro to Gaming and Simulations)
IAFF 6503Professional Skills II (Negotiating Skills)
MBAD 6211Financial Accounting **
MBAD 6234Financial Management **

*Specific subject matter covered in special/selected topics courses varies by semester. Consult the Schedule of Classes for each semester's offerings. Only specific topics that are determined by the Program Director to be relevant to the student's program of study may be used to fulfill this requirement. Any topic intended to be used for this requirement must be approved by the Program Director prior to enrollment. Up to two relevant LAW courses may be taken with the permission of the Law School Dean of Students and the Elliott School academic advisor.

**Only one MBAD skills course can be used within the International Affairs degree.