International

International Economics: Trade & Finance(E)

level of course unit

First Cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students should get clear understanding of the theory and
practice of the Modern International Economics, of its both
fundamental components – International Trade &
International Finance.

prerequisites and co-requisites

None

course contents

1. International Trade Theory (Comparative
Advantage Theory, World Resources, Standard
Trade Model, Firms in the Global Economy)
2. International Trade Policy (Instruments, Political
Economy, Controversies)
3. Exchange Rates and Open Economy
Macroeconomics (Money, Interest Rates and
Exchange Rates; Purchasing Power Parity;
Exchange Rate Models)
4. International Macroeconomics Policy (International
Monetary Systems, Financial Globalization)

recommended or required reading

1. Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld and Marc J.
Melitz, ” International Economics: Theory and
Policy”, 10th ed., Pearson, 2015
2. John McLaren,” International Trade”, Wiley, 2013
3. Adrian Buckley, “International Finance: A Practical
Perspective”, Pearson, 2012

assessment methods and criteria

Final examination

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Presentation, discussion, individual and group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Vladimir Zenevitch

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

non

course unit code

IP_WS

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Optional

work placement(s)

not applicable

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