Kurs bachelornivå

International Economics

The course gives the students an introduction to international economics.

Why international economics?

The course introduces the students to the main concepts of international economics. Among the topics covered are the gains and problems of globalization, theories of comparative advantages, international trade and increasing returns, and international factor movements. It also places an emphasis on international trade policy issues. Do tariffs support or retard economic development? Do export subsidies harm other countries? Who gains and who loses from economic integration? 

Course outline

  • Trade with goods and services
  • International trade theory
  • Imperfect competition and economies of scale
  • Income effects related to trade
  • International factor movements
  • Trade policy

Praktisk informasjon


Bergen: høst 2019

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