Courses Exchange Display 2019-2020

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Course title International Economics
Course code EBC2014
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 3-2-2020 3-4-2020 X/E L X/E
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Karsten Mau
For more information: k.mau@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Learn various traditional and modern theories about why countries trade
Learn who is affected and how by trade
Learn how trade policies may be used to change the outcomes of trade
Apply micro-economic tools to international economic problems
Description
The course covers the real part of trade theory. It is a formal analysis of the reasons for international trade, the way different parties gain or lose from trade, and what can be done about that through trade policy. The subject matter is theoretical in nature, but the theory is illustrated using real life examples and cases.
Literature
Feenstra, R.C. and Alan M. Taylor (2017) International Economics, 4th ed. Worth
Prerequisites
First year micro-economics. Exchange students need to major in economics.
an advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Lecture
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
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