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International trade and investment: issues and policies

  • A.A. 2017/2018
  • CFU 8, 8(m)
  • Ore 60, 60(m)
  • Classe di laurea LM-52, LM-62(m)
Margherita Scoppola / Professoressa di ruolo - I fascia / Politica economica (SECS-P/02)
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, della Comunicazione e delle Relazioni Internazionali

Basic knowledge in microeconomics

Obiettivi del corso

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

Programma del corso

1. Theories of Inter-industry, intra-industry and intra-firm trade;
2. Trade policies and welfare;
3. Tariffs, export subsidies and quantitative restrictions;
4. Intellectual property rights and trade
5. Trade and environment
6. Trade and development
7. Trade and labour policies
8. Trade agreements
9. Multinational enterprises: facts, issues and overview of theories
10. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investments
11. 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 three questions:
    a) two problems similar to those included in the textbook aimed at checking skills in
    applying the theories to real world issues;
    b) one open question devoted to verify the theoretical knowledge.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica


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