THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
International Trade (EC0068)
This course is intended to explain the reasons that countries trade with each other and the benefits that arise from this trade; to demonstrate the role of governments in regulating international trade in order to promote national interests; to give an insight into the nature and causes of trade arising between and within imperfectly competitive industries; to provide an understanding of the determinants of the spatial location of production; to explain why industry may agglomerate; and to examine the economics of regional integration.
? Pre-requisites : Macroeconomics 1 and 2, Quantitative Methods 1 and 2 and Microeconomics 1 and 2, SGPE Postgraduates, OR by permission of the Programme Director.
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 3 hour(s) per week for 6 weeks
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Knowledge and understanding of trade models under perfect and imperfect competition and the economic geography of trade.
100% degree exam
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Marie Craft
Prof Andy Snell
School Website : http://www.ed.ac.uk/econ/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/