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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures and seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-301 International Trade Policy and 316-313 Microeconomics.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorAssociate Professor D MacLaren
|Subject Overview:|| |
Topics include explanations of the patterns of trade and the gains from trade; the analytics of the instruments of trade policy under different market structures; the generalised theory of distortions in open economies; the political economy of trade policy; the economics of preferential trade agreements; and the role of the World Trade Organization.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and class assignments totalling not more than 2000 words (30%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:International Trade: Theory and Evidence (J Markusen, W Melvin, W Kaempfer and K Maskus), McGraw-Hill, 1995|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students may not gain credit for both 316-404 International Trade and 316-669 International Trade.
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