International Economics & Trade

 

Part I

Understand the determinants of international trade across countries through the lens of international trade theories

Understand the gains from trade as well as the challenges it poses to firms and governments

Identify the rationale behind trade agreements and Fair Trade initiatives

Understand the determinants of exchange rates through the lens of international macroeconomic theories

Understand the impact of government policies on economic activity in a world with flexible and fixed exchange rates

Understand the constraints imposed on monetary policy by an open economy

 

Part II

Overview of trade and trade policy in commodity markets

Introduction to S&D analysis and related economic fundamentals

Application of analytical tools to agricultural, metals and energy markets

 

 

 

Professor Marcelo Olarreaga, University of Geneva (Part I) Dr Alexander Keck, WTO (part II)

 

 

 

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