Master VWL Winter 2019/20  

Trade Agreements and Trade Conflicts

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Gunther Schnabl
Tutor: Tim Sepp
Date: 20./21.01.2020, 03.02.2020
Room: I411
Language: English
To be graded: Term paper
Deadline term paper: February 29, 2020

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

The timetable for the seminar days 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. Trade Policies during the Napoleonic Wars
2. Free Trade under the Gold Standard
3. Tariffs in the Interwar Period
4. Competitive Devaluation in the Interwar Period
5. World Trade Liberalization after World War II
6. Trade in the COMECON
7. The Political Economy of the EU Common Agricultural Policy
8. Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in the European Integration Process
9. The Trade Conflict between Japan and the US in the 1980s and 1990s
10. The Sino-American Trade War
11. The Fate of TTIP and TPP
12. The Japan-US Free Trade Agreement
13. The Effect of Brexit on the British Economy
14. The EU and the Mercosur Trade Agreement

letzte Änderung: 16.01.2020