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Economics 5400 - International Trade Theory (Fall 2013)

This is an advanced course in the theory of international trade. We will cover positive and normative aspects of standard and new trade theory, along with recent developments in the literature. Microeconomics (3010 or 4010) is required, and mathematical economics (4310) is recommended. A complete syllabus for the class is here. All lecture notes are in PDF format.

Lecture Notes
Topic 01: Course Outline
Topic 02: Preliminaries


Assignment 1: Patterns of Trade. Due date is October 3.
Assignment 2: Ricardian and Specific Factors Models. Due date is November 5.
Assignment 3: Reciprocal Dumping Extensions. Due date is November 26.
Assignment 4: Tariffs and Growth. Due date is no later than December 13.