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International trade and investment: issues and policies

  • A.A. 2016/2017
  • CFU 8, 8(m)
  • Ore 60, 60(m)
  • Classe di laurea LM-52, LM-62(m), LM-52(m)
Margherita Scoppola / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Politica economica (SECS-P/02)
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, della Comunicazione e delle Relazioni Internazionali
Prerequisiti

Basic knowledge in microeconomics

Obiettivi del corso

The course aims at offering knowledge on more recent developments in the
international trade and investments policies with applications to real world issues.
Students are expected to be able to understand and discuss
trade and investments policy issues at a basic level.

Programma del corso

1. Inter-industry, intra-industry and intra-firm trade;
2. Trade policies and welfare;
3. Tariffs, export subsidies and quantitative restrictions;
4. Trade policy comparisons;
5. Trade-related policies
6. Trade agreements
7. Multinational enterprises: facts, issues and overview of theories
8. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investments
9. Effects of Foreign Direct Investments on host and home economies

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) Pamela Smith Global Trade Policy: Questions and Answers Wiley Blackwell, New Jersey, 2013 » Pagine/Capitoli: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14
  • 2.  (A) Giorgio Barba Navaretti & Anthony J. Venables Multinational Firms in the World Economy Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2006 » Pagine/Capitoli: 1,2,6,7,9
Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

Additional readings and tutorials will be made available on the webpage of the instructor

Metodi didattici
  • - Lectures
    - Practical exercises
Modalità di valutazione
  • Written exam with twe problems similar to those included in the textbook and one
    open question. The first two questions aim at checking skills in applying the theories
    to real world issues while the third question is devoted to verify the theoretical
    knowledge.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

English

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione

English