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.
Topic 01: Course Outline
Topic 02: Scope of Trade Theory
Topic 03: Some Core Concepts
August 26: First class is on Tuesday August 29 at 10:30 in Huntsman Hall 160. See you there.
John P. Gilbert >