ECW3121 - Economics of international trade and finance
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Leader(s): Dr Vinod Mishra (Berwick); Ms Svetlana Maslyuk (Gippsland)
The pure theory of international trade. Trade and income distribution, economic growth and changes in trade, bases for trade and gains from trade. Trade policy. Tariffs, quotas, subsidies, import discrimination and other national policies affecting trade. The foreign exchange market. Determination of exchange rates, the balance of payments, modern foreign exchange policies and the threat of unstable exchange rates.
Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%
3 hours per week