International Trade

Lecture notes are based on the textbooks

  1. Carbaugh, Robert J. 2007. International Economics. 12th edition.

  2. Krugman, Paul and Maurice Obstfeld. 2009. International Economics. 8th edition.

  3. Pugel, Thomas A. 2009. International Economics. 14th edition.

  4. Pugel, Thomas A. 2007. International Economics. 13th edition.

Lecture 1: Introduction to International Economics
Lecture 2: Demand and Supply Functions
Lecture 3: Mercantilism and Comparative Advantage
Lecture 4: Production Possibilities Curves and International Trade
Examination I
Lecture 5: Application of the Heckscher-Ohlin Theory
Lecture 6: Economics of a Tariff
Lecture 7: Nontariff Trade Barriers, GATT, and the WTO
Examination 2
Lecture 8: Arguments for Trade Protection
Lecture 9: Dumping and Export Subsidies
Lecture 10: Trade Blocs and Trade Sanctions
Examination 3
Lecture 11: Balance of Payments
Lecture 12: The Foreign Exchange Market
Lecture 13: Exchange Rate Regimes
Examination 4