This course provides an overview of international trade the movement of goods and services across national boundaries – developing analytic tools that can be used to analyze world economic policy debates. Class meetings are interactive. We will begin most classes with a brief review of current events related to international trade. We then work through together, as a class, one of the models under study or look at some economic data and how it informs our understanding of the models under study.
Contents of Lectures 18 Lectures / 5 Videos
Sep 10 Lecture1 Introduction: What is international trade?
Sep 12 Lecture2 Who do countries trade with? What do they trade?
Sep 17 Lecture3 Why do countries trade?
Sep 19 Lecture4 Why do countries trade?
Sep 24 Lecture5 The Winners from Trade…
Sep 26 Lecture6 The Winners from Trade…
Oct 01 Lecture7 …and the Losers
Oct 03 Lecture8 …and the Losers
Oct 08 Lecture9 The Welfare Effects of Trade
Oct 10 Lecture10 The Welfare Effects of Trade
Oct 15 Lecture11 Mid-Term Exam
Oct 17 Lecture12 In-Class Mini-Cases (no required reading, but please review Chapter 6
Oct 22 Lecture13 The International Location of Production
Oct 24 Lecture14 The International Location of Production
Oct 29 Lecture15 Case Study: Toys R US Japan
Oct 31 Lecture16 Peer Writing Workshop / Term Paper Draft Due
Nov 05 Lecture17 Firms in the Global Economy
Nov 07 Lecture18 Firms in the Global Economy
Instructor: MONTGOMERY‚ Heather A. | Language of Instruction: E
Major: Economics 経済学 | Course ID: ECO256 | Course Schedule: *4/W, *4/F | Update: 2015.11.05 Category: Major Courses