University of Technology Sydney

20300 International Trade and Investment

6cp; availability: C10226 Bachelor of Business (Shanghai University) students only
Requisite(s): 23115 Economics for Business
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This subject introduces students to models, frameworks and issues in international trade theory and policy including analytical tools for evaluating the welfare and income distributional consequences of various trade policies. These tools have application not only in academic research but also business and government decision making. The subject covers the main theories of international trade, the impact of trade on economic growth, determination of foreign exchange rates, multilateral trading systems and institutions, regional trade and cooperative agreements and the effects of trade policy interventions such as tariffs, quotas, and subsidies.

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