Courses & Units

International Trade BEA703

Introduction

This unit provides you with an introduction to a wide range of issues related to international trade and international economics. We investigate why nations trade, what they trade and who gains from this trade. We then analyse the motives for countries and organisations to restrict and regulate international trade and study the impacts of such policies on economic welfare. The unit also covers selected topics in international macroeconomics. There is also opportunity to explore selected contemporary trade issues including globalisation, sustainability and the environment and distributional impacts of trade.

Summary

Unit name International Trade
Unit code BEA703
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator Doctor Dugald Tinch
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply an economic way of thinking to discuss the economic behaviour of consumers, firms and governments within the context of international markets for goods and services.
  • Use appropriate economic model and graphical techniques to support the economic analysis of international trade flows, the assessment of various trade- related government policies, and macroeconomic issues.
  • Discuss from various perspectives, a range of contemporary and topical micro- and macroeconomic trade related issues.
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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (40%)|Poster presentation (10%)|Assignment (20%)|Essay (30%)
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Textbooks

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