The course represents an application of international economics concepts to real life situations. As result of the course students will be able to: - identify the determinants of international exchanges; - predict the consequences of trade liberalization; - evaluate the possible outcomes of different trade policy tools; - make policy advices related to international economics issues.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and Understanding: This course provides an application of international economics tools to real life situations faced by governments. Applying Knowledge and Understanding: As a result of the course, the students will be able to provide policy recommendations to the most common international economics scenarios. Making Judgements: As a result of the course, students will be able to better discern the economic and political consequences of international trade and factor mobility, and make more informed assessments of the costs and benefits of globalization. Communication Skills: The course will provide students with the tools needed to draft and effectively communicate policy advices on international issues to governments, international organizations, and public institutions. Learning Skills: The course involves the analysis of real life international economics issues in groups, presentations and drafting policy advices. Students will improve: their problem solving skills, their presentation abilities, and their communication strategies.