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International Economics and Trade

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course consists of 6 credits, including lectures (24 hours) and tutorials (24 hours). A special attention is devoted to trade patterns identification. Topics covered in the course demonstrate the facts related to both classical and modern theories of international trade in goods and services, as well as empirical research on trade. A substantial fraction of the course is dedicated to examination of efficient trade policies.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The course develops a framework for understanding the past and current trends in the global economy, including international trade and capital flows
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • apply theories of regional economic development, location, and trade to the contemporary process known as globalization
  • consider the structure of international economic relations
  • explain the basis for trade, the gains from trade and effects of trade
  • understand global trends and the rapid changes in the world economy
  • acquaint open data and basic approaches to analyze the open economy, as well as comparative economic growth and development
  • apply theories of regional economic development, location, and trade to the contemporary process known as globalization; consider the structure of international economic relations; explain the basis for trade, the gains from trade and effects of trade; understand global trends and the rapid changes in the world economy; acquaint open data and basic approaches to analyze the open economy, as well as comparative economic growth and development
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Trade in the Global Economy
  • Trade policy
  • Bilateral trade and the gravity equation
  • The Global Macroeconomy
  • Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Market
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Midterm
  • non-blocking Final Exam
  • non-blocking Project
  • non-blocking Quizzes
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.35 * Final Exam + 0.25 * Midterm + 0.2 * Project + 0.2 * Quizzes
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • International economics, Feenstra, R. C., 2017
  • Krugman, P. R., Obstfeld, M., & Melitz, M. J. (2017). International Finance: Theory and Policy, Global Edition (Vol. Eleventh edition). Boston: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1649947

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Rogoff, K. S., Helpman, E., & Gopinath, G. (2014). Handbook of International Economics. Oxford, England: North Holland. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=576373