ECON 441 - International Trade Theory
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 401 with a grade of at least C-; or Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

This course deals with the theory of international trade. It explores the main theories that explain what countries trade and why they gain from trade. These theories include the theory of comparative advantage and the factor-proportions theory of trade, as well as more recent theoretical developments under imperfect competition. The course also deals with several other related topics, such as empirical tests and applications of trade theory, the theory of trade policy, preferential trading arrangements, international factor movements, and trade and economic development. The course makes intensive use of analytical tools, in particular using graphs and mathematical expressions. Required textbook: Applied International Trade Analysis by H.P.Bowen, A.Hollander and J-M. Viaene, published by University of Michigan Press(ISBN:0472066706)and Palgrave- Macmillan(ISBN:0333614593),1998.

ECON 441 - International Trade Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
21735
Open
33
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780132146654
International economics : theory & policy, Author: Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld, Marc J. Melitz., Publisher: Pearson Addison-Wesley 9th ed. 2008
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