Facts about the course

Study points:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Olav Hauge
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

SØK640 International Trade (Spring 2020)

The course is connected to the following study programs

Recommended requirements

<p>Elementary knowledge in economics.</p>

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

Having completed the course the student should be able to:

  • explain why countries trade with each other
  • define what we mean by comparative advantage
  • present different trade models
  • use models to explain what trade patterns would be generated and developed
  • identify variables that can explain trade pattern developments
  • show how exchange relations and trade patterns are connected and influence each other
  • discuss how trade policies influence exchange and trade patterns
  • discuss how different trade policy instruments influence trade
  • show winners and losers if a government decides to introduce trade policy instruments

Forms of teaching and learning

3 timer forelesning per uke.

Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Assignment(s)
  • Courseworks given: 1
  • Courseworks required: 1
  • Presence: Not required
  • Comment:


Form of assessment: Written school assessment
Proportion: 100%
Duration: 4 Hours
Grouping: Individual
Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
Support material: All printed and written supporting material


Paul R. Krugman et al: "International Economics - Theory and Policy", Pearson, latest edition.

Last updated from FS (Common Student System) Feb. 23, 2020 3:31:00 PM