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
First semester dal Oct 4, 2010 al Dec 22, 2010.
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;
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.
Krugman-Obstfeld, Economia Internazionale, Pearson, 2007, vol.2 capp:3,4
Assessment methods and criteria
Short papers written by students shall contribuite to the final mark.
Notes on 2° and 3° generation models of currency crisis
(pdf, it, 384 KB, 09/12/10)
Slides on 1° generation models of currency crisis
(pdf, it, 1420 KB, 09/12/10)
Slides on characteristics of Technological approach
(pdf, it, 87 KB, 25/10/10)
Slides on empirical tests of Heckscher-Ohlin model
(pdf, it, 270 KB, 18/10/10)
Slides on empirical tests of IIT theories
(pdf, it, 233 KB, 17/11/10)
Slides on extensions of Heckscher-Ohlin model
(pdf, it, 128 KB, 18/10/10)
Slides on factor price equalization
(pdf, it, 185 KB, 18/10/10)
Slides on Falvey's IIT model
(pdf, it, 254 KB, 11/11/10)
Slides on growth and trade
(pdf, it, 258 KB, 18/10/10)
Slides on Heckscher-Ohlin
(pdf, it, 395 KB, 18/10/10)
Slides on Krugman's IIT model
(pdf, it, 684 KB, 17/11/10)
Slides on Krugman's model with process innovation
(pdf, it, 432 KB, 25/10/10)
Slides on Krugman's model with product innovan
(pdf, it, 773 KB, 08/11/10)
Slides on monetary model, bubbles and expectations
(pdf, it, 760 KB, 06/12/10)
Slides on role of demand in IIT theories
(pdf, it, 866 KB, 08/11/10)
Slides on Stolper Samuelson theorem
(pdf, it, 34 KB, 18/10/10)