ECON4450 Advanced International Trade

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2021UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content
This unit deals with various topics associated with international trade such as trade theory; trade policy, trade and growth, incomes and welfare; strategic trade policy, and topics relating to globalisation.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) explain selected advanced trade theories; (2) critically evaluate trade policy on economic outcomes; (3) interpret international trade data using models; (4) give independent assessment about contemporary trade issues; (5) apply certain empirical models to conduct trade-related investigations; and (6) demonstrate the capability to write and speak clearly and concisely.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examination; (2) assignment; and (3) in class activities. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Yanrui Wu
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in one of the following: Master of Public Policy (42580); Master of Economics (42620); honours in the Economics specialisation (BH002) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005)

Enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005) or enrolment in the Master of Public Policy (42580) or Master of Economics (42620) or Master of Agriculture Economics (73530).
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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