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ECON 4008 - International Trade IV (H)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Restriction: Available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) program
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: ECON 2506 and ECON 2504 OR ECON 3506 OR 2500
Assessment: Typically, mid-term test, assignment and final exam

This course provides students the tools necessary to understand, analyze, and evaluate recent empirical and theoretical research papers in international trade. This requires strengthening the students' knowledge of trade theory as well as econometric techniques commonly used in international trade. Besides classic trade theory, the course also covers the '(new) new trade theory' which focuses on the role of monopolistic competition and firm heterogeneity in shaping international trade patterns. Special emphasis will be put on empirical and policy-related aspects of international trade.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24619 LE01 12 10 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 12pm - 2pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
30 Jul - 17 Sep Thursday 12pm - 2pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 12pm - 2pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
12 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 12pm - 2pm Marjoribanks, 126, SANTOS Lecture Theatre
Note: Online class option available - refer to MyUni.