Master VWL Winter 2018/19  

International Trade

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Sebastian Müller
Start: 23.10.2018
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

0.Guest Speaker: Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble (Bundestagspräsident) on
Zur Zukunft von Deutschland in der Europäischen Union from 18:00-19:30 in Paulinum
23.10.2018
1.The Basic Trade Model and Terms of Trade25.10.2018
2.Absolute and Comparative Advantage01.11.2018
3.The Factor Endowment Model08.11.2018
4.Imperfect Competition19.11.2018
5.Outsourcing and Product Fragmentation29.11.2018
6.International Factor Movement: Labor and Capital06.12.2018
7.The Instruments of Trade Policy13.12.2018
8.The Political Economy of Trade Policy20.12.2018
9. Trade Policy and Imperfect Competition10.01.2019
10.Trade Controls in Practice17.01.2019
11.Trade Policy in Developing Countries24.01.2019
12.Controversies in Trade Policy31.01.2019
Q&A Session07.02.2019
Exam (Sample Exam)13.02.2019

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: 28.01.2019