Vorlesung + Übung: International Trade - Details
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Course name Vorlesung + Übung: International Trade
Semester SS 2024
Current number of participants 79
Home institute Prof. Dr. Peter Welzel - Ökonomie der Informationsgesellschaft
Courses type Vorlesung + Übung in category Teaching
Next date Monday, 17.06.2024 08:15 - 09:45, Room: (WiWi Hörsaal K 1004)
Participants under-graduate students (bachelor) from the disciplines BWL, VWL, GBM, ReWi, WIN 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 organisation 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. (2023), International Trade: Theory and Policy, 12th ed., Pearson.

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.

Rooms and times

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

Module assignments


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