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ECON 40710 - INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Office Hours
Monday 9:30am - 12noon
716 Flanner Hall


FINAL EXAM

According to this schedule the final exam for:

  • Section 1 (MW 2:00PM) is Monday, May 5th from 4:15 - 6:15PM
  • Section 2 (MW 3:30PM) is Thursday, May 8th from 4:15 - 6:15PM
The final will take place in the same classroom as usual.

The final is comprehensive with emphasis on Monopolistic competition models and trade policies.


The format will be similar to the midterms.


Syllabus

Main text: Robert Feenstra and Alan M. Taylor, International Trade, Worth


Lecture Notes:
Introduction
Gains From Trade
Ricardo
Specific Factors Model
Heckscher-Ohlin Model
Lerner Pearce Diagrams
Testing Trade Theories
Monopolistic Competition Part I
Monopolistic Competition Part II
Trade Policy Part I
Trade Policy Part II
Conclusions


Problem Sets:
PS1, Solutions (Optimization)
PS2, Solutions (Ricardian model)
PS3, Solutions (Specific factors and Heckscher-Ohlin model)
PS4, Solutions (Heckscher-Ohlin model)
PS5, ExcelFile, Solutions (Monopolistic competition)
PS6, Solutions (Trade policy)


Additional Learning Ressources:

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


Additional Readings:

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).

Useful information

University of Notre Dame Academic Code of Honor: read about it here, link.

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 Scholar Conference

Carroll Round: Undergraduate International Economics Conference at Georgetown University

Research Opportunities

Graduate studies (AEA web site)