Fall 2008

International Trade

Listed in: Economics, as ECON-32


Beth V. Yarbrough (Section 01)


This course uses microeconomic analysis to examine economic relationships among countries. Issues addressed include why nations trade, the distributional effects of trade, economic growth, factor mobility, and protectionism. Also included are discussions of the special trade-related problems of developing countries and of the history of the international trading system. No open to students who have taken Economics 38, Economics of Globalization. Requisite: Economics 11. Limited to 50 students. Fall and Spring semesters. Professor B. Yarbrough.