ECON3235 International Trade

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 option in the Economics; Professional Economics major sequences
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Management and Commerce
  • Category A broadening unit for Bachelor of Commerce students where relevant according to the broadening requirements for each student
  • Level 3 elective
Content
The broad aim of the unit is to give students an increased awareness of current issues in international trade and a framework for thinking about international trade policy.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate how economic concepts can be applied to understand the complex issues associated with international trade; (2) identify the role of exports and imports, and have a deep understanding of market interactions and effects of price shocks; (3) critically examine media reporting on issues relating to international trade; and (4) explain how models can help understand complex economic relations.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online quizzes; (2) group presentation; and (3) examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Mr Son Nguyen
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
ECON2234 Macroeconomics: Policy and Applications; for pre-2012 courses: none
Incompatibility:
ECON2235 International Trade
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
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