Econ 471

International Trade
Professor Kar-yiu Wong

 Fall 2022

Econ 471 - International Trade
Fall 2022.

Classes: TTh 8:30 – 10:20 am, PCAR 395

Office: Savery 352

Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 noon, remote

Syllabus and Reading List

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This course covers several major theories of international trade and important trade policies such as tariff and trade wars. The theories are applied to analyze several recent big trade events and disputes in the world. The roles of some international organizations such as World Trade Organization will be examined.


This course consists of lectures, problem sets, one mid-term exam, and one final exam. The problem sets will be graded and will account for 10% of the total grade. The mid-term exam and final exam will carry weights of 40% and 50%, respectively.


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