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wir821 - International Trade, Production and Change (Complete module description)
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Module label International Trade, Production and Change
Module code wir821
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • kein Abschluss European Studies in Global Perspectives > Society, Economy and Politics
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Economics
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "China - Wirtschaft und Sprache" (CHI) - Kernmodule
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "Transnational Economics and Law" (TEL)
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunkt "Volkswirtschaftslehre" (VWL)
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Additional Modules
Responsible persons
Trautwein, Hans-Michael (Module responsibility)
Trautwein, Hans-Michael (Authorized examiners)
Bitzer, Jürgen (Authorized examiners)
Poppitz, Philipp (Authorized examiners)
Bitzer, Jürgen (Module counselling)
Poppitz, Philipp (Module counselling)
Prerequisites
keine
Skills to be acquired in this module
  • Understanding of trade relations, international factor movements and corresponding balance-of-payments mechanisms.
  • Capability to discuss structural change in global trade and productions in terms of formal models and case studies.
  • Understanding of the causes and alternative strategies of economic integration in regional blocs.
  • Understanding of the causes and alternative strategies of economic transformation in emerging markets.
  • Ability to research data and evaluate the literature on specific aspects of international trade, production and structural change.
Module contents
The lectures and seminar papers address issues in the following subfields:
  • international trade,
  • international trade policies and regimes,
  • geographical economics,
  • foreign direct investment,
  • labour migration,
  • fragmentation of production,
  • regulations of international trade and factor movements,
  • development strategies,
  • regional integration.
Reader's advisory
Brakman, S.; Garretsen, H. & van Marrewijk, C. (2009): The New Introduction to Geographical Economics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Feenstra, R. (2003): Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence. Princeton: University Press.
Further references to specific topics and current literature will be given in the events.
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
  • Mitarbeit in Vorlesung und Seminar ist Pflicht für den Erwerb eines Leistungsnachweises, der als Referat im Seminar erbracht wird.
  • Das Seminar wird in der Form eines Blockseminars abgehalten.
  • Es gibt eine Vorbesprechung Anfang des Semesters, in der die Themen vergeben werden.
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung mit begleitendem Seminar
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
2 28
Seminar
2 28
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
during term
seminar paper and presentation