|Teaching is organised as follows:|
|Unit||Credits||Academic sector||Period||Academic staff|
|Lezione 1||5||SECS-P/01-ECONOMICS||2° sem lez||
|Lezione 2||5||SECS-P/01-ECONOMICS||2° sem lez||
Aim of the course is to give students the knowlegde of the main determinants of international trade among Nations.
The distributive effects of international trade that are the main cause of protectionisms will be also analyzed
The Ricardian model of comparative advantages
The Heckscher-Ohlin model
The "general" model of international trade and the concept of "terms of trade"
Imperfet competition and the intra-industry trade
The international mobility of labour and capital
Textbook: Krugman-Obstfeld, Economia Internazionale, vol 1, 4 ed. , Pearson 2007
The final exam consists in a written test with optional oral exam (subject to the achievment of positive mark in the written test)