Master’s degree in Corporate Economics and International Markets (Vicenza)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

International economics

Course code
4S00709
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Fiorentini
Coordinator
Riccardo Fiorentini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 1, 2009 al Dec 19, 2009.

Lesson timetable

1st semester

Not inserted.

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is to give students the knowledge of recent international trade theories based on technological progress and imperfect competition.
Currency crisis models will also be studied.
Recent dynamics of international trade will be analized in seminars in which students shall presents short papers.

Lessons will be given in English language.

Syllabus

Limits of neo-classical theory of international trade;
The Leontieff Paradox and empirical tests of the Heckscher-Ohlin theory;
Technical change and international trade: the neo-technological approach;
Imperfect competition and intra-industry trade;
Credibility of fixed echange rate regimes;
Models od currency crisis.

Textbooks:

J. Borkakoti, International Trade, MacMillan, capp:8,10,13,16,17,21,22,24,25,26;
Colombo e Lossani, Economia Monetaria internazionale, Carocci, capp: 7,11.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam.
Short papers written by students shall contribuite to the final mark.

Teaching aids

Documents



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