Economic Aspects of Globalisation – UO

About this course

The aim of the lecture is to introduce the various dimension of international economics: trade under imperfect competition; factor movements and trade (migration and free movement of capital), trade and the environnement

Expected learning outcomes

The student will know:
How trade occurs with scale economy; why industries agglomeration in a given region or city (Silicon Valley)
Trade models with monopolistic competition
The impact of migration for sending and receiving countries
How trade impact the environment

Indicative Syllabus

The aim of the lecture is to introduce the various dimension of international economics: trade under imperfect competition; factor movements and trade (migration and free movement of capital), trade and the environnement. The lecture is split into five chapters:
Introduction: Definition of Globalization
Chapter 1: External economies of scale and the international location of production
Chapter 2: New theories of international trade, with heterogenous firms Chapter 3: Globalization and labor market
Chapter 4: Foreign Direct Investment
Chapter 5: Globalization and the environment
Bibliography:
FEENSTRA Robert C. and Alan M. TAYLOR: « International Economics », International Edition, Worth Publisher, 2017, 4th edition
GUILLOCHON Bernard and Annie Kawecki: « Économie internationale : commerce et macroéconomie » Dunod, 6ème édition, 2009 (GK)
KRUGMAN Paul, Maurice OBSTFELD and Marc MELITZ (Gunther CAPELLEBLANCARD and Matthieu CROZET): « International Economics: Theory & Policy », 2012, 9th edition, Pearson Education France (KOM)

Schedule

Monday 19 February, from 10:30 to 12:30 (CET)
Tuesday 27 February from 13:30 to 15:00 (CET)
Monday 11 March, from 10:30 to 12:30 (CET)
Monday 18 March, from 10:30 to 12:30 (CET)
Monday 25 March, from 10:30 to 12:30 (CET)

Recommended Reading

TBA

Start date

19/02/2024

End date

25/03/2024

Apply before

19/02/2024

Details

Local course code

TBA

Cycle

Bachelor

Year of study

TBA

Language

English

Study load

20hrs 3 ECTS

Mode of delivery

Final Exam

Instructors

Dr. Isabelle Rabaud

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Course coordinator

Dr. Isabelle Rabaud

Prerequisites