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040247 UK International Trade (MA) (2019W)

Track in Macroeconomic Policy

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 50 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Montag 07.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 14.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 21.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 28.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 04.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 11.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 18.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 25.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 02.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 09.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 16.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 20.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Montag 27.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The course will cover the most important models in the field of international trade, as well as the related empirical evidence and applications to questions of interest in economics and policy debtaes (determination of income per capita and economic growth, effects of trade liberalizations, links between trade and unemployment, trade imbalances, etc.).

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

The assessment will be based on a midterm and a final exam (each 40% of the final mark) and a term paper (20%).

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

All required. 50% of overall mark required to pass the course. The objective of the course is to have students apply and develop the analytical skills acquired in the MA in Economics in the field of International Trade.

Prüfungsstoff

Armington model and gravity equation, Ricardian model (trade and technology), Heckscher-Ohlin model (trade and factor abundance), institutions and trade, Krugman model (increasing returns and imperfect competition), Melitz model (firm heterogeneity), foreign direct investment and multinational corpoprations.

Literatur

The course will be based on readings from academic journals. Some selected examples:
- James E. Anderson and Eric van Wincoop (2002): "Gravity with Gravitas: A Solution to the Border Puzzle," The American Economic Review, Vol. 93, No. 1, (Mar., 2003), pp. 170-192
- Dornbusch, R., S. Fischer and P. Samuelson (1977): “Comparative Advantage, Trade, and Payments in a Ricardian Model with a Continuum of Goods,” American Economic Review, December.
- Dornbusch, R., S. Fischer, and P.A. Samuelson (1980): “Heckscher-Ohlin Trade Theory with a Continuum of Goods,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 95, 203-224.
- Eaton, J. and S. Kortum (2002): “Technology, Geography, and Trade,” Econometrica, 70, 1741-1779.
- Helpman, E. and P.R. Krugman (1985): Market Structure and Foreign Trade, MIT Press,chapter 1.
- Jones, R. (1965): “The Structure of Simple General Equilibrium Models,” Journal of Political Economy, Dec., 73(6), 557-572.
- Krugman,P.R. (1979): “Increasing Returns, Monopolistic Competition, and International Trade,” Journal of International Economics, November 9 (4), 469-479.
- Krugman, P.R. (1980): “Scale Economies, Product Differentiation, and the Pattern of Trade,” American Economic Review 70, 950-959.
- Krugman, P.R. (1981): “Intraindustry Specialization and the Gains from Trade,” Journal of Political Economy, 89 (5), 959-974.
- Romalis, J. (2004): “Factor Proportions and the Structure of Commodity Trade,” American Economic Review, 94(1), pp. 67-97.
- Breinlich, H. and A. Cuñat (2016): “Tariffs, Trade and Productivity: A Quantitative Evaluation of Heterogeneous Firm Models,” with Holger Breinlich, Economic Journal, September,126, pp. 1660–1702.
- Melitz, M.J. (2003): “The Impact of Trade on Intra-industry Reallocations and Aggregate Industry Productivity,” Econometrica, 71: 1695-1725.
- Melitz, M.J. and G.I. Ottaviano (2008): “Market Size, Trade, and Productivity,” Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 75, January, pp.295-316.
- Caselli, F. (2005): “Accounting for Cross-country Income Differences,” NBER WP 10828.
- Caselli, F. and J. Coleman (2006): “The World Technology Frontier,” American Economic Review, June.
- Cuñat, A. and R. Zymek (2017): “International Value-Added Linkages in Development Accounting,” manuscript.
- Fadinger, H. (2011):“Productivity Differences in an Interdependent World,” Journal of International Economics, 84(2), pp. 221-232.
- Trefler, D. (1993): “International Factor Price Differences: Leontief Was Right!” Journal of Political Economy, Dec., 101(6), 961-987.
- Trefler, D. (1995): “The Case of the Missing Trade and Other Mysteries,” American Economic Review, Dec., 85(5), 1029-1046.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Do 05.12.2019 09:47