Examines the economics of international economic integration, including the theory of customs unions and free trade areas, the role of GATT and the WTO, changes in individual countries' foreign trade policies during the new era of globalization, the special role of multinational firms in world trade, and recent controversies about the benefits and costs of globalized trade.
ECON443: International Trade and Trade Policy in the New Global Economy
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ECON326 and ECON325. Restriction: Must be in a major within the BSOS-Economics department; and must not have completed ECON441. Credit only granted for: ECON441 or ECON443.
Grading Method: Regular , Pass-Fail , Audit