The lecture International Economics takes place in the summer semester.

Dozent: Kristoffer Hansen
Start: 05.04.22
Datum: Dienstag, 9:15-10:45
Raum: Seminarraum 8 I132
Sprache: Englisch
Credits: 5 ECTS, Klausur

Hinweise zum Nachrückverfahren finden Sie unter der Rubrik "Aktuelles".

Aim of the Lecture

The goal of the lectures on international economics is to explain the causes and consequences of international trade. The students will learn the importance of absolute and comparative advantage in understanding international trade, and they will become familiar with the system of international finance and payments. The meaning of concepts such as the balance of payments and the current account will also be explained. The students will be fully equipped to understand the contemporary issues involved in international economic relations.

Course Requirements

There are no specific course requirements.

Literature

  • Pugel, Thomas A. International Economics 17th edition (2020)

  • Caves, Richard E., Jeffrey A. Frankel, Ronald W. Jones, World Trade and Payments: An Introduction 10th edition (2007)

Content and Slides

  Lecture Date
1.

Introduction (PPTX)

05.04.22

2.

World Trade: An Overview (PPTX) 12.04.22

3.

Trade Theory: Mercantilism, Smith and Ricardo (PPTX) 19.04.22

4.

Growth and the Political Economy of Free Trade (PPTX) 26.04.22

5.

Interventionism: The Instruments of Trade Policy (PPTX) 03.05.22

6.

Globalization, Economic Development, and the Environment (PPTX) 10.05.22

7.

The Balance of Payments (PPTX) 17.05.22

8.

Currency Markets and Exchange Rates (PPTX) 24.05.22

9.

Exchange Rates and International Finance (PPTX) 31.05.22

10.

Currency Regimes (PPTX) 07.06.22

11.

International Lending, Inflation and Financial Crises (PPTX) 14.06.22

12.

The Open Economy (PPTX) 21.06.22

13.

European Economic and Monetary Integration (PPTX) 28.06.22

14.

The Economics of International Sanctions 05.07.22

15.

Q&A Session 12.07.22

 

Written Examination

TBA

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