Feenstra, Robert C. and Alan M. Taylor (2017), International Economics, 4th edition, Worth Publisher ISBN-10: 1-319-06173-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06173-9; Format: Paper Text, 464 pages
M. Melitz, M. (2003),"The impact of trade on intraindustry reallocations andaggregate industry productivity", Econometrica, vol. 71, pp. 1695-725. (part of written exam)
to understand the trends of globalization of the last twenty years
undergraduate micro economics
Classes for the first part (3/4 of the lectures) of the course will be held in form of traditional lectures. Handouts and other materials will be distributed in class. For the second part (1/4 of the lectures), students will be required to prepare a presentation after reading at least two articles in International refereed Journals on agreed topics and present their work in class (in English) (possibly with a power point presentation). Group presentations are allowed.
Type of Assessment
The student assessment comes from
- 50%: Written test on the models studied. No notes can be used.
- 40%:ppt presentation in class
- 10% partecipation.