INTERNATIONAL TRADE

ECO3ITR

Not currently offered

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-ordinatorJoanna Poyago-Theotoky

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTutorial activities, assignment, lectures

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesBUS1BUE OR ECO1IMI OR ECO1DSM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsECO2ITR

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

ISBN9781292214870

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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

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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