This page is for the students of International Economics (Semester 1 2015) at the University of Papua New Guinea.

Course Outline - International Economics (2016)

 

Lectures

International Economics - Lecture 1 - Introduction

International Economics - Lecture 2 - PNG in the Global Economy

International Economics - Lecture 3 - International Political Economy

International Economics - Lecture 4 - Recap; Microeconomic Analysis in International Trade

International Economics - Lecture 5 - Trade Models I; The Ricardian Model

International Economics - Lecture 6 - Trade Models II; The Specific Factors Model

International Economics - Lecture 7 - Trade Models III; The Heckscher-Ohlin Model

International Economics - Lecture 8 - Trade Models IV; The Standard Trade Model

International Economics - Lecture 9 - Trade Theorems and Extensions

International Economics - Lecture 10 - Trade Models V; External Economies of Scale + Modern Trade Models

International Economics - Lecture 11 - Trade Models VI; Internal Economies of Scale

International Economics - Lecture 12 - Revision Lecture; Trade Models

International Economics - Lecture 13 - Trade Policy; The Tools

International Economics - Lecture 14 - Trade Policy; The Developing World

International Economics - Lecture 15 - Trade Policy; Challenges

International Economics - Lecture 16 - National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments

International Economics - Lecture 17 - The History of the International Monetary System

 

Extra Lectures:

Philosophy of Economics (Michael Cornish)

The PNG Economy: is a crisis inevitable? (Michael Cornish)

 

Tutorials

International Economics - Tutorial 2

International Economics - Tutorial 3

International Economics - Tutorial 4

International Economics - Tutorial 5

International Economics - Tutorial 6

 

Readings

Reading - Anne Krueger, Why Trade Liberalization is Good for Growth, The Economic Journal

Reading - Chris Berg, The canned tomatoes war and the conspiracy against consumers - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Are Services the New Manufactures - Dani Rodrik - Project Syndicate

Back to Fundamentals in Emerging Markets - Dani Rodrik - Project Syndicate

China and the Future of Commodity Prices - Abdul Abiad and Shang-Jin Wei - Project Syndicate

The Great Malaise Continues - Joseph E. Stiglitz - Project Syndicate

Anti-Trade America - Kenneth Rogoff - Project Syndicate

 

Media clips

Brown Gold (onions!) - 22 Nov 2015 - Australian Broadcasting Corporation: