ECON 212

International Trade

Course overview

An examination of international trade and how this impacts and influences domestic economies and business.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 45 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • Economies and Markets , ECON-113
  • Principles of Economics , ECON-101 ECON-101R

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 15
Domestic fees $773.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Apply trade models to explain the reasons for and against the gains from international trade.
  2. Interpret data then explain patterns of international trade of goods and services between New Zealand and the rest of the world.
  3. Explain the welfare impacts of trade policies and trade agreements using graphs.
  4. Illustrate the significance of global value chains and identify the factors that impact upon them.

Course examiners

Nazmun Ratna

Associate Professor Nazmun Ratna

Associate Professor

Department of Global Value Chains and Trade