20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: The first part of the course will cover neoclassical trade theories in which countries trade following their comparative advantage. The second part of the course deals with more recent trade theories based on economies of scale and/or imperfect competition that helps us to explain some recent patterns observed in the data. The third part of the course is an introduction to trade policy and the political economy of trade policy.

Restrictions on availability: ECN130 or SMI equivalent. ECN21004 or ECN21007 or SMI equivalent. ECN201.

Staff Contact: NAVAS ANTONIO
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK