ECON 516 Spring 2015 International Trade and Development

This course will examine the causes and consequences of international trade and its implications for less developed countries. We will examine a few models of international trade and the empirical relevance of these theories. In addition, international economic issues of particular importance to developing countries will be covered, such as brain drain, remittances, foreign direct investment, trade policies, infant industry protection, trade and growth, the World Trade Organization, and the resource course.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, short essays, midterm, and final
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Prerequisites: ECON 251, and familiarity with econometrics
Enrollment Preference: undergraduate enrollment limited and requires instructor's permission
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: INST Economic Development Studies Electives,POEC International Political Economy Courses
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Class Number: 3511
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ECON 516 - 01 (S) SEM International Trade&Developmnt Division 2: Social Studies Will Olney
TR 08:30 AM-09:45 AM 3511 Open
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