UWA Handbook 2014

Unit details

ECON4450 Advanced International Trade [UG, PG]

Credit 6 points
Availability not available in 2014 (see Timetable)
Details for new undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content This unit deals with various topics associated with international trade. These topics include a review of trade theories, changes in comparative advantage and the pattern of trade; trade policy including the economics of protection, trade and growth, the distribution of income and welfare; and recent thinking on strategic trade policy, economic integration, trading blocks and globalisation.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) understand selected advanced trade theories; (2) obtain knowledge of major trade policies and their implications; (3) conduct empirical analyses of trade-related issues; (4) understand the latest research in international trade; (5) give independent assessment about contemporary trade issues; and (6) apply certain empirical models to conduct trade-related investigations.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Location UWA (Crawley)
Mode on-campus
Unit rules
Prerequisites: admission to the honours program in the Bachelor of Commerce or an honours program offered by the Faculty of Business
Unit web page http://www.business.uwa.edu.au/students
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