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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
International Trade Theory and Policy
International Trade
Spring 2017
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ECON 1011 or HONR 2043; and ECON 1012 or HONR 2044


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ECON 3181 - International Trade Theory
ECON 6283 - Survey of International Trade Theory and Policy
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The basis for international trade and the effect of trade on consumers, producers, and workers; causes and effects of the international movement of factors including foreign direct investment, outsourcing, and migration; and the impacts of trade policies and trade agreements. Credit may not be earned for both ECON 2181 and ECON 3181.
At the conclusion of the course, the successful student will understand why trade produces substantial net benefits for all trading nations but also some dislocations. S/he will understand the raft of trade policies sometimes adopted by trading nations and be able to evaluate their probable effects. S/he will understand the effects of trade and factor mobility on developed and developing economies and be able to analyze with greater sophistication trade’s political implications.
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CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (Pre 2010)
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

dullman (Wed, 20 May 2015 17:04:33 GMT): Rollback: Needs syllabus and learning outcomes
echacko (Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:42:13 GMT): Rollback: Hello Professor Wiley, please update your syllabus to reflect dates during the spring 2017 semester. Also, please add "credit may not be earned for both ECON 2181 and ECON 3181" as well as "Prerequisites: ECON 1011-ECON 1012" to your syllabus. This message was sent to you by Candace Gnahoui, on behalf of Dean Chacko.
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