Master VWL Winter 2017/18  

International Trade

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Sebastian Müller
Start: 12.10.2017
Date: Thursday, 11.15 - 12.45
Room: SR 8 (I132)
Language: English
Module: International Economics
Module Number: 07-202-1102
Credits: 10 ECTS, Exam

Content and Slides

1.The Basic Trade Model and Terms of Trade12.10.2017
2.Absolute and Comparative Advantage19.10.2017

Guest Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gerald Mann (FOM Hochschule München) on
"Kein Bargeld mehr – keine Freiheit mehr?" from 5:30-7pm in SR 4.

3.The Factor Endowment Model26.10.2017
4.Imperfect Competition02.11.2017
5.Outsourcing and Product Fragmentation09.11.2017
6.International Factor Movement: Labor and Capital23.11.2017
7.Instruments of Trade Policy30.11.2017
8.The Political Economy of Trade Policy08.12.2017
9. Trade Policy and Imperfect Competition  14.12.2017
10.Trade Controls in Practice04.01.2017
11.Trade Policy in Developing Countries11.01.2018
12.Controversies in Trade Policy25.01.2018
Q&A Session01.02.2018
Exam (Sample Exam)t.b.a.

Reading list

For deeper understanding of the contents of the lecture notice the reading list. Students are encouraged to follow the ongoing debate on international trade as reported in the Economist, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Financial Times, Reuters, Bloomberg, or the news on the WTO website.

Basic literature
Krugman, Paul / Obstfeld, Maurice / Melitz, Marc 2011: International Economics: Theory and Policy, 9th. edition, Boston.
Caves, Richard / Frankel, Jeffrey / Jones, Ronald 2007: World Trade and Payments: An Introduction, 10th edition, Boston

letzte Änderung: 31.10.2018