INTERNATIONAL TRADE

ECO2ITR

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will cover topics in international trade theory such as determinants and patterns of trade and international competitiveness. You will also explore selected topics in international trade policy, including distortions such as import tariffs and export subsidies, and Australia's relationship with Regional Trade Agreements and the World Trade Organisation.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTutorial activities, assignment, lectues.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesECO1IMI OR BUS1BUE OR ECO1DSM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsECO3ITR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

International Economics: Theory & Policy

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKrugman, Paul R., Maurice Obstfeld, Marc Melitz

Year2014

Edition/Volume10th Edition (Global)

PublisherPEARSON

ISBN9781292074580

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply economic concepts and reasoning to analyse international trade.
02. Explain, compare and evaluate mainstream theories of trade under different competitive conditions.
03. Manipulate international trade models using simple analytical tools to show how results are derived and how they depend on assumptions.
04. Synthesise and communicate solutions to policy questions related to international trade and trade liberalisation.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulio Mancuso Tradenta

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000 word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

One two hour final exam (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO2

In class assignments (500 Words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanna Poyago-Theotoky

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000 word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

One two hour final exam (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO2

In class assignments (500 Words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4