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Anno Accademico 2014/2015
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 083434 - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
Docente Tajoli Lucia
Cfu 10.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare

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Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - CO (405) INGEGNERIA GESTIONALE* AZZZZ083434 - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

Topics:

1. Introduction

    a) Introduction to International Economics and the process of globalization

    b) The role of global markets on firms’ decision and processes

    c) Countries' differences in economic systems and institutions

    d) Measurements of economic systems and review of basic models of economics

2. International exchange of goods and services

    a) International trade theory: comparative and absolute advantage and the gains from trade

    b) International trade theory: factor endowments and redistribution effects of trade

3. Firms in international markets

    a) International trade theory under imperfect competition and economies of scale

    b) Firms’ selection and productivity in international markets

4. International organization of production and its effects on firms and markets

    a) Foreign direct investments

    b) Global production and outsourcing

5. International trade policies and market access

    a) Trade policy instruments and effects

    b) Political economy of international trade

6. International economic agreements between countries and their implications for economic agents

    a) Regional and multilateral trade agreements

    b) The WTO

    c) The European Union

7. Exchange rates and international financial flows

    a) Exchange rate determinants and the Foreign Exchange Market

    b) The International Monetary System and the global capital market

8. “Globalization” of the business cycle and macroeconomic policies’ spillovers

    a) Balance of payments

    b) International transmission of economic policies

 

Reference textbooks:

C. W. Hill, International Business. Competing in the global market place, McGraw-Hill, last edition.

P.R. Krugman, M. Obstfeld, M. Melitz, International Economics, Pearson, 9th edition, or

R. C. Feenstra, A.M. Taylor, International Economics, Worth Publishers, 2nd edition.

Additional reading material will be provided during the course.


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Area Servizi ICT
04/08/2021