ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Academic year 2019/2020 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Course code EM1057 (AF:281756 AR:158876)
Modality Frontal Lesson
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code SECS-P/02
Period 1st Term
Course year 2
Where TREVISO
Spazio Moodle Link allo spazio del corso
Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
This is a course on the economics of globalization and trade policy. Throughout the course we will introduce some topics related to international trade that have been discussed or that are currently been discussed in academic circles. Besides learning about the economics of international trade, the course provides a good opportunity to put your econometric skills to work on relevant questions.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will acquires basic skills to critically elaborate and interpret important international empirical aspects such as the link between growth and international trade. In addition, the student will be able to build international measures of globalization and compare different economies.
Pre-requirements
Conoscenza dei concetti base di economia internazionale ed econometria.
Contents
1. Globalization from an historical perspective
2. Economic effects of globalization
3. Business cycle and other stylized facts around the world.
4. Measurement issues of globalization.
5. Globalization and inequality.
6. Globalization and growth.
Referral texts
Lecture notes available online in teaching materials (moodle area). Numerous shorter readings are assigned during the lessons with the aim to reinforce the lecture notes.
Assessment methods
At the end of the course a written exam will take place (questions and exercises. Exam duration: 1 hour). The questions will concern topics discussed in class and reported in the lecture notes.
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons (lecture).
Teaching language
English
Type of exam
written
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Poverty and inequalities" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme
30/06/2019