Aim of the course is to give students the knowledge of recent international trade theories based on technological progress and imperfect competition.
Currency crisis models will also be studied.
Recent dynamics of international trade will be analized in seminars in which students shall presents short papers.
Lessons will be given in English language.
Limits of neo-classical theory of international trade;
The Leontieff Paradox and empirical tests of the Heckscher-Ohlin theory;
Technical change and international trade: the neo-technological approach;
Imperfect competition and intra-industry trade;
Models od currency crisis.
J. Borkakoti, International Trade, MacMillan, capp:8,10,13,16,17,21,22,24,25,26;
Colombo e Lossani, Economia Monetaria internazionale, Carocci, capp: 7,11.
Krugman-Obstfeld, Economia Internazionale, Pearson, 2007, vol.2 capp:3,4
Short papers written by students shall contribuite to the final mark.