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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)


Berwick Second semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2009 (Off-campus)
South Africa Second semester 2009 (Day)


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%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECW1102 and ECW2120 or ECW2731 or equivalent


ECC3690, ECW2721, ECG9121

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