Vorlesung + Übung: International Trade - Details
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Semester SS 2022
Current number of participants 100
Home institute Prof. Dr. Peter Welzel - Ökonomie der Informationsgesellschaft
Courses type Vorlesung + Übung in category Teaching
Next date Mon , 04.07.2022 08:15 - 09:45, Room: (WiWi Hörsaal 1004)
Participants under-graduate students (bachelor) from the disciplines BWL, VWL, GBM, ReWi and WING (please check your current course catalog to find out whether you can import this module)
Pre-requisites Basic knowledge in microeconomics (indifference curve, utility function, demand function, market power in monopoly/oligopoly, profit and utility maximization, social welfare).
Learning organization In addition to the lecture we provide an exercise.
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise BASIC LITERATURE
The basic literature is to be used as a reading advice accompanying the lecture and -together with your lecture notes- to prepare for the exam. If necessary the list of literature will be updated during the term. At the end of every session you will be given a precise reading advice.
Krugman, P.R., Obstfeld, M., Melitz, M. (2018), International Economics: Theory and Policy, 11th ed., Boston (and other): Pearson (selected chapters).
Digital copies are available at the library's homepage.

Further literature provides supplementary information for students who are interested in a particular topic. You can find additional reading advices on the slides.
Bhagwati, J.N. (1991), The World Trading System at Risk, New York
Dixit, A.K., Norman, V.D. (1980), Theory of International Trade, Cambridge
Ethier, W.J. (1995), Modern International Economics, 3rd ed., New York (dt. Übesetzung: Moderne Außenwirtschaftstheorie, München, 1991)
Helpman, E., Krugman, P.R. (1985), Market Structure and Foreign Trade, Cambridge, MA
Helpman, E., Krugman, P.R. (1989), Trade Policy and Market Structure, Cambridge, MA
Helpman, E., Razin, A. (eds) (1991), International Trade and Trade Policy, Cambridge, MA
Hillman, A. (1989), The Political Economy of Protection, Chur
Krugman, P.R. (1990), Rethinking International Trade, Cambridge, MA
Luckenbach, H. (2010), Grundlagen der internationalen Wirtschaftspolitik, München
Markusen, J.R., Melvin, J.R., Kaempfer, W.H., Maskus, K.E. (1995), International Trade, New York
Niehans, J. (1995), Geschichte der Außenwirtschaftstheorie im Überblick, Tübingen
Winters, L.A. (1991), International Economics, 4th ed., London
Wong, K.-Y- (1995), International Trade in Goods and Factor Mobility, Cambridge, MA
Miscellanea Important information: all documents (slides, exercises etc.) will be provided in Digicampus of the University of Augsburg only.

Course location / Course dates

(WiWi Hörsaal 1004) Monday: 08:15 - 09:45, weekly (12x)
(WiWi Hörsaal 1003) Tuesday: 08:15 - 09:45, weekly (11x)

Module assignments


1. Motivation and Introduction
2. Analysis of International Trade
3. Analysis of Trade Policy
4. Economic Integration and International Trade Policy

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The course is part of admission "Anmeldung mit Passwort: International Trade".
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