ECON 40710 - INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Monday 9:30am - 12noon
716 Flanner Hall
Main text: Robert Feenstra and Alan M. Taylor, International
Specific Factors Model
Lerner Pearce Diagrams
Monopolistic Competition Part I
Monopolistic Competition Part II
Trade Policy Part I
Trade Policy Part II
PS1, Solutions (Optimization)
PS2, Solutions (Ricardian model)
PS3, Solutions (Specific
factors and Heckscher-Ohlin model)
PS4, Solutions (Heckscher-Ohlin
PS5, ExcelFile, Solutions (Monopolistic
PS6, Solutions (Trade policy)
There is a "Study Guide with Worked Examples" for use with the main
text. The book is available for purchase online. You can see a preview
on Google books (link).
There are some exercises and additional material that you can access on
the publisher's website (link).
You do not need to provide my email address when you register.
Below you will find additional material I used in class
Note: Most of these articles are protected by copyrights. As a
Notre Dame student you have access to them at no costs. However, you
need to be within ND's network (e.g. at the library).
Krugman, "What do Undergrads Need to Know About Trade?," American
Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 1993.
Irwin, "The United States in A New Global Economy? A Century's
Perspective," American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 1996.
Ricardo, On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, On
Foreign Trade, Chapter 7
Krugman, "Ricardo's Difficult Idea" in The Economics and Politics of
Krugman, "In Praise of Cheap Labor," Slate, March 1997.
Krugman, "Does Third World Growth Hurt First World Prosperity?,"
Harvard Business Review, July-August 1994.
Jensen, Redding, and Schott, "Firms in International Trade", Journal of
Krugman, "Is Free Trade Passe?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, Fall
E. Baldwin, "The Political Economy of Trade Policy", The Journal of
Economic Perspectives, Autumn, 1989.
Feenstra, "How Costly is Protectionism?," Journal of Economic
Perspectives, Summer 1992.
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Unexcused absences from the final
examination will result in a student receiving a grade of no credit on
the final examination. Read the University of Notre Dame Final
Examination Policy here, link.
Extra Credit Opportunity: There will
be no extra credit opportunities
for this class.
Undergraduate International Economics Conference at Georgetown