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International Economics I

Опубликовано на портале: 20-02-2009
Факультет: Economics
Дисциплина: International Trade
Год: Spring 2007
Язык: Английский
Язык оригинала: английский
Тематические разделы: Экономика, Международная экономика, Международная экономика: Международная торговля

Aннотация:
This course provides a graduate-level introduction to the field of international trade. Topics include gains from trade, Ricardian models of technological differences, Heckscher-Ohlin models of factor endowment differences, intermediate input trade, wage inequality, imperfect competition, firm heterogeneity, multinational firms, international organization of production, dynamics, trade policy, trade and institutions, sorting in trade and foreign direct investment (FDI), and effects of geography on trade. This course is targeted to second-year PhD students in economics. The prerequisites for this course include Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. Students are expected to have completed first-year PhD courses in Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Theory.



Topics

  1. Introduction: Trade facts and gains from trade
  2. Technological differences: Ricardian models
  3. Factor endowment differences: Heckscher-Ohlin
  4. Factor endowment differences: Heckscher-Ohlin
  5. Intermediate input trade and wage inequality
  6. Imperfect competition: Theory
  7. Imperfect competition: Empirics
  8. Firm heterogeneity
  9. Multinational firms
  10. International organization of production
  11. Dynamics of international trade
  12. Trade policy


Страница курса с программой, ссылками на литературу, упражнениями и лекционными слайдами:
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Economics/14-5...