Master VWL Winter 2017/18  

The Future of the World Trade System

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Taiki Murai
Date: 18.01.2018 (9:00-14:45) 19.01.2018 (9:00-17:00)
Room: 18.01.2018 (I411), 19.01.2018 (Seminarraum 14)
Language: English
To be graded: Term paper (guidelines) and student presentation
Deadline term paper: 19.02.2018 (23:59)
Submission: 05.01.2018
Modul: International Economics 07-202-1102
This seminar is one option (out of three) for the seminar of the module International Economics
Guidelines for the term paper can be found here

Introduction and Term Paper Selection

There will be an introduction to the seminar on Tuesday, October 15, at 11:15 in Room SR 6. Students will receive general information about term paper topics (see list below), deadlines and the course of the seminar. Recommendations and guidelines for writing scientific papers are also given.

Seminar introduction Slides

Seminar topics

1.The Welfare Effects of TTIP for Europe
2.Free Movement of Workers in the EU - Time for a Change?
3.Globalization and Income Distribution
4.U.S. Free Trade Agreements under the Trump Administration
5.TPP without the U.S.?
6.Trade Barriers and Global Supply Chains
7.Trade Policies and Growth in 1930s
8.The Role of Low Interest Rates for Global Current Account Imbalances
9.The Role of Public Financial Institutions for Current Account Surpluses
10.Corporate and/or Household Savings Glut? Its Origin and its Impact on Current Account Imbalances
11.Determinants of Germany's Current Account Surpluses
12.Determinants of Russia's Current Account Surpluses



letzte Änderung: 15.10.2019