- Code IDEC8010
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Areas of interest Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Yixiao Zhou
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2022
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This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning.
This course will introduce students to quantitative and modelling techniques employed in global trade analysis. The course consists of two main parts. The first introduces important concepts and provides theoretical foundations for understanding flows and patterns of trade across countries. The second deals with structural and econometric modelling and empirical measurement of the links between trade and economic welfare. Topics covered will include; regional economic integration; exchange rates and trade; trade policy and economic welfare; and trade, economic growth and poverty reduction.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand theories in international trade analysis and a series of international trade policy issues.
- Empirically analyse models of the determinants of international trade flows.
- Construct structural models for global trade analysis.
- Evaluate the welfare effects of alternative trade policies.
- Communicate research in writing and oral presentations.
- Research paper proposal (5) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Quiz (15) [LO 1,4]
- Oral presentation (15 minutes) (15) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Research paper (3,000 words) (35) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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The standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including in-class time and independent study
Readings: Powerpoint presentations will be provided to students.
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