Economic Policy (domestic and international) - Lezione 1 (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00403
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Fiorentini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
5
Academic sector
SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VICENZA
Period
2° sem lez dal Feb 18, 2008 al May 24, 2008.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is:
1) To give students the theoretical instruments needed to understand the general equilibrium effects of protectionism
2) To analyze the short and lon run equilibrium in the foreign exchan ge market and its relationship with monetary and fiscal policies
3) To study the link between external macro-economic equilibrium and internationl institutions

Syllabus

The balance of payment
The intruments of trade policy
The free trade vs protectionism debate
The trade policy of less developed countries
Foreign exchange rate market and national economic policy
Feoreign exchange rate regimes and economic interdependence

Textbooks:
Krugman-Obstfeld, Economia internazionale, 5 ed, Pearson 2007:
vol 1: cap. 8-10
vol 2: cap. 2-7

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam consists in a written test with optional oral exam (subject to the achievment of positive mark in the written test

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