• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject International and Developmental Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Yixiao Zhou
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in 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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Understand theories in international trade analysis and a series of international trade policy issues.
  2. Empirically analyse models of the determinants of international trade flows.
  3. Construct structural models for global trade analysis.
  4. Evaluate the welfare effects of alternative trade policies.
  5. Communicate research in writing and oral presentations.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Research paper proposal (5) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. Quiz (15) [LO 1,4]
  3. Oral presentation (15 minutes) (15) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Research paper (3,000 words) (35) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  5. Final exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

The standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including in-class time and independent study

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Prescribed Texts

See Wattle

Preliminary Reading

Readings: Powerpoint presentations will be provided to students.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
2022 $4440 Standard Rate
2022 $3510 Grandfathered Rate*

*continuing students in nominated programs only. See fee website

International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $5700
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
On Campus
7169 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 In Person N/A
Online
7170 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 Online N/A

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