International Trade Theories
Code: IBA2LA001 (IBA8LG001 for master students)
Extent: 3 ECTS (81 h)
Level: Specialization studies
Type: Compulsory (Elective for master students)
Starting level and linkage with other courses
The course is a part of the International Business Acumen (IBA) studies.
The student will learn the main theories and policies of international trade and integration thus improving her/ his ability to analyse and evaluate the effects of the international economic environment on the firm.
The course provides theoretical framework of and economic rationale for various issues in international economics. The emphasis is on classical and modern trade theories. The course introduces the international factor mobility, trade policy, free trade, WTO and economic integration focusing on EU topics.
Teaching and learning methods
Contact lessons and examination 24 h
Independent studies 57 h
Sami Hartikainen, Pasila
Daniels J., Radebaugh L. & Sullivan D. 2007. International Business, Environments and Operations. 11th edition (or the latest edition available). Prentice Hall Pearson Education. Selected chapters.Other material provided by the teacher
Active participation and assignments 40%