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14.581 International Economics I, Spring 2007

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dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2007 en_US 2007-06
dc.identifier 14.581-Spring2007
dc.identifier local: 14.581
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-b5e458e7ae409e982ef6864228cd270a
dc.description.abstract This course provides a graduate-level introduction to the field of international trade. It examines the theory of international trade and foreign investment with applications in commercial policy. Topics include gains from trade, Ricardian models of technological differences, Heckscher-Ohlin models of factor endowment differences, intermediate input trade, wage inequality, imperfect competition, firm heterogeneity, multinational firms, international organization of production, dynamics, trade policy, trade and institutions, sorting in trade and FDI, and effects of geography on trade. This course is targeted to second-year PhD students in economics. en_US
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dc.subject international economics en_US
dc.subject nternational trade en_US
dc.subject foreign investment en_US
dc.subject commercial policy en_US
dc.subject Ricardian models en_US
dc.subject Eaton and Kortum's Ricardian Model en_US
dc.subject Heckscher-Ohlin Model en_US
dc.subject Generalized Heckscher-Ohlin Model en_US
dc.subject empirical tests en_US
dc.subject intermediate input trade en_US
dc.subject wage inequality en_US
dc.subject external scale economics en_US
dc.subject oligopoly en_US
dc.subject monopolistic competition en_US
dc.subject intraindustry heterogeneity en_US
dc.subject technological theories of FDI en_US
dc.subject transaction-cost approach en_US
dc.subject property-rights approach en_US
dc.subject dynamic trade theory en_US
dc.subject neoclassical growth en_US
dc.subject technology and growth en_US
dc.subject innovation en_US
dc.subject technology transfer en_US
dc.subject product cycles en_US
dc.subject tariff retaliation en_US
dc.subject WTO en_US
dc.subject regionalism en_US
dc.subject multilateralism en_US
dc.title 14.581 International Economics I, Spring 2007 en_US
dc.title.alternative International Economics I en_US

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