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Summary Teaching Assignment
Academic Year 2024/2025
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Course 057125 - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS I
Cfu 5.00 Type of Course Mono-Disciplinary Course
Lecturers: Titolare (Co-titolari) Manchin Miriam Judit

Programme Track From (included) To (excluded) Course
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (479) MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA GESTIONALE*AZZZZ057125 - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS I

Goals

The course fits into the overall program curriculum pursuing some of the defined general learning goals.In particular, the course contributes the development of the following capabilities:

Understand context, functions, processes in a business and industrial environment and the impact of those factors on business performance

Develop new ideas and solutions in business and industrial scenarios evolving over time

Interact in a professional, responsible, effective and constructive way in a working environment, also motivating group members


Expected learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will:

  1. have an ability to describe and analyse the main drivers of international trade
  2. gain an understanding of the most important models of international trade and be able to use models to make informed predictions
  3. be able to critically discuss the empirical validity of the these trade models and understand their real-world relevance
  4. have the ability to analyse and discuss the underlying factors behind patterns of international trade
  5. understand the impacts of trade flows on economic well-being, growth, and income distribution

Topics

The course will introduce students to the main international trade models as well as the empirical validity of these models. We will analyze the causes and consequences of international trade. We will study issues, such as: why nations trade, what they trade, who gains (or not) from this trade, and are the welfare impacts of various trade policies. Topics covered will include comparative advantage, gains from trade, the effects of trade on economic growth and wage inequality, impact of certain trade policies.

 


Sustainable Development Goals
This teaching activity contribute to the achievement of the following Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda:
  • SDG10 - REDUCED INEQUALITIES

About 8 hours are dedicated to SDG.


Pre-requisites

Polimi Open Knowledge Moocs – Economics

https://www.pok.polimi.it/

Or undergraduate level introduction to economics /microeconomics course.


Assessment

Formal assessment:

At the end of the course there will be a written multiple-choice question exam based on which the students will get 100% of the mark.

 

Informal assessment /feedback on progress (not counting towards the final mark):

-During practice sessions students will be working both in teams and individually, solving problem sets and engaging in discussions, both on which they will occasionally receive oral feedback which however will not count towards the final mark.

-There will be a mock exam where you can practice the final exam.


Bibliography

Software used
No software required

Learning format(s)
Learning format Supervised learning hours
(hh:mm)
Supervised learning hours %
Lecture-based learning
16:00
40.0 %
Interactive/collaborative learning
24:00
60.0 %
Assessed learning
0:00
0.0 %
Laboratory-based learning
0:00
0.0 %
Project-based learning/Design studio
0:00
0.0 %
Supervised learning hours total (hh:mm) 40:00
Self-study hours total (hh:mm) 85:00

Information in English to support internationalization
Course offered in English
Study material/slides available in English
Textbook/Bibliography available in English
It is possible to take the examination in English
Support available in English
schedaincarico v. 1.10.0 / 1.10.0
Area Servizi ICT
15/07/2024