Syllabus/achievement requirements


Dixit, Avinash and Norman, Victor D.: Theory of International Trade: A Dual, General Equlibrium Approach, 1980. Cambridge Economic Handbooks, Cambridge University Press. ch. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 9.

Feenstra, Robert C.: Advanced International trade: Theory and Evidence, 2004. Princeton University Press.

Krugman, Paul Rr: Rethinking international trade, 1994. MIT Press. ch. 5, 6.

Krugman, Paul R. : Geography and trade, 1991. MIT Press. all chapters.


Brainard, L.: "An Empirical Assessment of the Proximity-Concentration Tradeoff between Multinational Sales and Trade" in American Economic Review 87: pp. 520-544, 1997. 

Davis, D. and Weinstein, D.: "Economic Geography and Regional Production Structure: An Empirical Investigation" in European Economic Review 43, 1998. pp. 379-407. 

Davis, D. and Weinstein, D.: "Market Access, Economic Geography, and Comparative Advantage: An Empirical Assessment" in Journal of International Economics 59, 2003. pp. 1-23. 

Dornbusch, R., Fischer S., and Samuelson P.: "Comparative Advantage, Trade and Payments in a Ricardian Model with a Continuum of Goods" in American Economic Review 67, 1977. pp. 823-839.

Engel, C. and J. Rogers: "How Wide is the Border?" in American Economic Review 86, 1999. pp. 1112-1125. 

Evenett, Simon J. and Wolfgang Keller: "On Theories Explaining the Success of the Gravity Equation" in Journal of Political Economy, 110, 2002. pp. 281-316.

Freeman, Richard B.: "Trade Wars: The Exaggerated Impact of Trade in Economic Debate" in 2003. NBER Working Paper 10000.

Harrigan, J.: "Technology, Factor Supplies, and International Specialization: Estimating the Neoclassical Model" in American Economic Review, 1997. pp. 475-494. 

Harrigan, J. 2001. Specialization and the Volume of Trade: : "Do the Data Obey the Laws? " in NBER Working Paper 8675 , (also in James Harrigan, ed., Handbook of International Trade, Basil Blackwell). 

Helpman, E.: "International Trade in the Presence of Product Differentiation, Economies of Scale, and Monopolistic Competition: A Chamberlin-Heckscher-Ohlin Approach" in Journal of International Economics 11, 1981. pp 305-340.

Helpman, E. : "The structure of foreign trade" in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 1999. pp. 121-144.

Hummels, David, Jun Ishii, and Kei-Mu Yi: "The Nature and Growth of Vertical Specialization in World Trade" in Journal of International Economics 54, 2001. pp. 75-96.

Krugman, P.: "Increasing Returns, Monopolistic Competition and International Trade" in Journal of International Economics 9, 1979. pp 469-479.

Krugman, P.: "Scale Economies, Product Differentiation, and the Pattern of Trade" in American Economic Review 70, 1980. pp 950-959.

Krugman, P. : "Intraindustry Specialization and the Gains from Trade" in Journal of Political Economy 89, 1981. pp 959-974. 

Krugman, P. R. and A. J. Venables: "Globalization and the inequality of nations" in Quarterly Journal of Economics 110, 1995. pp. 857-880.

Markusen, J. : "The boundaries of multinational firms and the theory of international trade" in Journal of Economic Perspectives 9, 1995. pp. 169-189.

Norman, Victor D. and Anthony J. Venables : "International trade, factor mobility and trade costs" in Economic Journal 105, 1995. pp 1488-1504. 

Ottaviano, G. I. P. and D. Puga : "Agglomeration in the global economy: a survey of the “new economic geography”" in World Economy 25, 1998. pp. 707-731. 

Trefler, D.: "International Factor Price Differences: Leontief Was Right!" in Journal of Political Economy 101, 1993. pp. 961-987. 

Trefler, D. : "The Case of the Missing Trade and Other Mysteries" in American Economic Review 85, 1995. pp. 1029-1046. 

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