Lecture & Tutorial
Instructors: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Schulte & M.Sc. Johannes Zahner
Students obtain an overview of international trade theories and international trade policy. The course covers a discussion of the gains, patterns, and effects of trade on international policy and the distribution of income.
2. Comparative advantage
3. Specific factors
4. Resources and trade
5. Standard trade model
6. International location of production
7. Export and outsourcing
8. Instruments of trade policy
9. Political economy of trade policy
10. Trade policy in developing countries
11. Controversies in trade policy
The lecture closely follows the textbook "International Economics" by Krugman/Obstfeld/Melitz. In the tutorial, the solutions to the exercises given in the book are presented and can be discussed. Students have the possibility to solve online assignments, which are available on ILIAS.
All course material is exclusively provided through the online learning system ILIAS. You can sign in at ILIAS without password during the first three weeks of the term.
Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld and Marc J. Melitz: International Economics, Theory and Policy, Ninth Edition, Pearson.