Advanced International Trade: Theory and Empirics (VL)

Instructor: 
Venue I: 
HU Berlin, Spandauer Straße 1, Room 125
Description: 

The course deals with patterns of international trade, both in theory and empirics. Starting with the classic Ricardian and Heckscher-
Ohlin trade models, students will be introduced to modern models, such as Eaton & Kortum (2002), Melitz (2003) and Melitz &
Ottaviano (2008). In the tutorial students will present recent selected papers.
Ungraded but obligatory: presentation and two summaries (1 page each).
Literature: Robert C. Feenstra: „Advanced International Trade“ (2015), Princeton University Press;
Selected journal papers

Exam: Written exam (90 min)

Program: 
Semester: 
Spring 2017
Affiliation: 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin