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1 Course Syllabus Econ 555: International Trade Academic Year 2016-2017 Winter Session Term 2 Professor: Matilde Bombardini, Iona Building 208, 604-822-3866, [email protected] Office Hours: by appointment. Webpage Introduction This is a graduate level course in international trade. We will cover the different theories of international trade and empirical applications. As I update the content of the course, the syllabus may change and I will post the updated version on Connect. Schedule Class hours: M-W 12-1:30, UCLL 109 Recommended Books: Feenstra, Robert C. 2016. Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence . Princeton University Press. Second Edition (F) Helpman, Elhanan, and Paul R. Krugman. 1985. Market Structure and Foreign Trade . MIT Press. (HK85) Additional Recommended books: Dixit, Avinash K., and Victor Norman. 1980. Theory of International Trade . Cambridge University Press. (DN) Bagwell, Kyle, and Robert W. Staiger. 2002. The Economics of the World Trading System . MIT Press. Grossman, Gene, and Elhanan Helpman. 1993. Innovation and Growth in the Global Economy . MIT Press. (GH93) Helpman, Elhanan and Paul R. Krugman. 1989. Trade Policy and Market Structure . MIT Press. (HK89) Baldwin, Richard E., Rikard Forslid, Philippe Martin, Gianmarco Ottaviano, and Frederic Robert-Nicoud. 2003. Economic Geography and Public Policy. Princeton University Press.