This graduate level course familiarize students with key concepts in international macroeconomics. The focus is on the new open macroeconomics, as well as on issues financial stability and development. Particular attention is given to the recent financial crisis. The course draws on a wide range of scientific articles of varying difficulty. Students with no background in economics are strongly recommended to read an introductory textbook in macroeconomics. A basic knowledge of statistical and econometric inference is also essential.