Course partially running (all years except the first)
- Course code
Name of lecturer
- Number of ECTS credits allocated
- Academic sector
SECS-P/01 - ECONOMICS
- Language of instruction
1st semester dal Oct 1, 2009 al Dec 19, 2009.
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.
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.
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
Short papers written by students shall contribuite to the final mark.
Slides on currency crisis models
(pdf, it, 3906 KB, 11/12/09)
Slides on Exchange Rates: monetary models and speculative bubbles
(zip, it, 2222 KB, 26/11/09)
Slides on Exchange Rates: overshooting and portfolio models
(zip, it, 2116 KB, 26/11/09)
Slides on factor price equalization
(pdf, it, 185 KB, 08/10/09)
Slides on Falvey ITT
(pdf, it, 262 KB, 09/11/09)
Slides on growth and trade
(pdf, it, 258 KB, 15/10/09)
Slides on ITT tests
(pdf, it, 233 KB, 16/11/09)
Slides on Krugman ITT model
(pdf, it, 681 KB, 16/11/09)
Slides on Krugman process innovation
(pdf, it, 309 KB, 26/10/09)
Slides on Krugman product innovation
(pdf, it, 626 KB, 29/10/09)
Slides on Leontieff paradox
(pdf, it, 270 KB, 15/10/09)
Slides on Linder ITT
(pdf, it, 218 KB, 09/11/09)
Slides on neo-technological tests
(pdf, it, 279 KB, 29/10/09)
Slides on of tech approach
(pdf, it, 76 KB, 29/10/09)
Slides on O-H extensions
(pdf, it, 128 KB, 05/10/09)
Slides on O-H theory
(pdf, it, 395 KB, 05/10/09)
Slides on product cycle
(pdf, it, 150 KB, 19/10/09)
Slides on Stolper-Samuelson
(pdf, it, 34 KB, 08/10/09)