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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 14.581 (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • International Economics I 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Economics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Pol Antràs 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 14.581 International Economics I



    Spring 2007




    Course Highlights


    This course features a complete set of lecture notes.


    Course Description


    This course provides a graduate-level introduction to the field of international trade. It examines the theory of international trade and foreign investment with applications in commercial policy. Topics include gains from trade, Ricardian models of technological differences, Heckscher-Ohlin models of factor endowment differences, intermediate input trade, wage inequality, imperfect competition, firm heterogeneity, multinational firms, international organization of production, dynamics, trade policy, trade and institutions, sorting in trade and FDI, and effects of geography on trade. This course is targeted to second-year PhD students in economics.

    Recommended Citation


    For any use or distribution of these materials, please cite as follows:

    Pol Antràs, course materials for 14.581 International Economics I, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

     

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