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[ 971ATECATPK17 ] KS Advanced Trade Policy

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
4 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Patrick Tomberger 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economics 2017W
Objectives Course objectives include gaining base knowledge of both traditional and new trade theory. After the course, students should be able to explain main theories and empirical findings from international trade literature. In addition, students should be able to work with (formal) models used in international trade theory at a basic level.
Subject The following topics will be covered:
(a) Comparative advantage
(b) Factor abundance
(c) Trade policy
(d) Imperfect competition
(e) Intraindustry trade and monopolistic competition
(f) Strategic trade policy
(g) Geographical economics
(h) Multinationals and foreign direct investment
(i) Gravity models
(j) Firm heterogeneity
Criteria for evaluation Grading will be based on a mid-term examination (40%), a final examination (45%) and homework assignments (15%).
Methods Lectures are held each week and every other week, half of the course time will be used to discuss homework assignments. Online sources, such as slides and transparencies will be made available to students via KUSSS.
Language English
Study material (a) Van Marrewijk, Charles (2007). International Economics, Theory, Application, and Policy. Oxford University Press, Chapters 3-11, 14-15,17. or Van Marrewijk, Charles (2012). International Economics, Theory, Application, and Policy. Second Edition. Oxford University Press, Chapters 3-11, 14-15,17. (b) Articles on gravity models and firm heterogeneity
Changing subject? No
Further information none
Corresponding lecture (*)2IOMEHIK: KS Advanced Trade Policy (4 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority