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Economics and Global Trade

Business Management
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

In this course you will learn about globalization and international trade. To do this, you will have to understand the concept of globalization, as well as the theory of trade. Consequently, you will understand its causes, consequences and influences.

Course Content

1. Globalization

  a) The Concept of Globalization

  b) International Trade and Globalization

  c) Globalization and interdependence between countries

2. The Trade Theory

  a) Technology, Costs, and Market Structure

  b) Trade Theory and Factor Intensities

3. How does global trade affect the world economy?

  a) Economies in the International Trade Theory

  b) The Political Economy of Trade Policy

  c) International Trade: Pros and Cons


Dilip K. Das - Regionalism in Global Trade (2004, Edward Elgar)

E. Kwan Choi, James Harrigan - Handbook of International Trade (2004, Wiley-Blackwell)

James R. Markusen - Multinational Firms and the Theory of International Trade (2004, The MIT Press)

Marcus Gonçalves, José Alves - Emerging and frontier markets: The new frontline for global trade (2015, Business Expert Press)

Robert C. Feenstra - Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence (2002)