Trace the trade and investment connections that affect the international economy.
Scour trade policies, theories and arrangements. Hunt through strategic trade negotiations between different countries. Discuss exchange rates and financial crises.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply knowledge gained from the theoretical models discussed in the subject to examine international trade between countries
- analyse strategic interactions between countries in respect to their trading arrangements
- explain the range of international trade organisations and the rules and standards applied to trade relationships between countries.
- International Economics - Institutions
- Theories of Trade
- H-O Model
- Economies of Scale and Trade
- Trade Instruments & Commercial Policy
- Exchange Rates
- International Financial Crises & European Union
- Global Political Economy of Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trafficking
- International Trade and Growth in Asian Economies
- TNCs, Investment Linkages & Uneven Development
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
This subject examines the theoretical and policy issues behind growing trade and investment linkages between economies. Topics include multilateral trade negotiations, bilateral trade frictions and other international trade policy developments.
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- Test (25%)
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment (25%)