Knowledge and understanding:
To provide concepts and theories functional to understand the distinguishing features of open economies and the actions of economic agents which determine those features.
Applying knowledge and understanding:
To develop and improve the ability of analysing real-world events critically by keeping as reference the theories discussed.
To learn how to express correctly and coherently complex concepts regarding the world-economy events and developments.
To learn how to assess the consequeces of a certain evolution of some economic varaibles for a country’s competitiveness.
To learn to detect the salient features of an issue in order to use the right resources to analyse it.
Face lectures in a teaching room (90%).
Tutorials in the computer labs (10%).
Open economies [module I]
International exchange of financial assets [module I]
Price level, exchange rate and the real economy [module I]
International capital markets [module II]
Issues in international economics [module II]
An introduction to international trade [module III]
Intra-sectoral trade: economies of scale [module III]
Firms in the global economy [module III]
1. Krugman, Obstfeld & Melitz 2019, “Economia Internazionale 2. Economia Monetaria Internazionale”, Pearson [KOM2]. Available in many languages.
2. Krugman, Obstfeld & Melitz 2019, “Economia Internazionale1. Teoria e Politica del Commercio Internazionale”, Pearson [KOM1]. Available in many languages.