Course syllabus E15-0028-I - Advanced International Economics (FEM - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code: E15-0028-I
Course unit title:
Advanced International Economics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

International Economics and Development - master (required), 2. semester
International Economics and Development - master (required), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Midterm written exam 30 points, final written exam 30 points, assignment project paper with presentation 30 points, coursework 10 points. The student can achieve the evaluation grade A if he receives at least 93 points, grade B if he receives at least 86 points, grade C if he receives at least 79 points, grade D if he receives at least 72 points and grade E if he receives at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The graduates of this module will be able to analyse the impact of global markets on domestic economy. They will be knowledgeable about the reasons for internationalization of companies and will know how to evaluate impacts of international trade and investment on domestic producers, consumers, taxpayers, interest or exchange rates, wages, returns on investment and general welfare.
Course contents:
International trade: supply and demand. Analysis of tarrif and quota. Analysis of export and production subsidy. Agricultural policies and trade in OECD countries.Common Agricultural Policy EU: CAP impacts on households, businesses, state budget and abroad. Decision-making within the EU. Ricardian model of comparative advantage. Hecksher-Ohlin model of international trade, and model-specific factors. Modern theories of international trade. Balance of payments. Theory development course in the short term. Theory development course in the long term. Fiscal and monetary policy in an open economy.
Recommended or required reading:
Krugman, P. R. – Obstfeld, M. – Melitz, M. 2014. International Economics: Theory and Policy. Pearson Education Limited, 792 pp., ISBN 978-1292019550 (povinná/required)
Lebiedzik, M., Nezval, P., Majerová, I.: Světová ekonomika, Computer Press 2007
Marcinčin. A. : Hospodárska politika na Slovensku, SFPA, 2002

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 106

42,5 %
28,3 %13,2 %10,4 %4,7 %
0,9 %
Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Ján Pokrivčák, PhD. (lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. Ing. Roman Serenčéš, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Last modification:
22. 10. 2019
prof. Ing. Ján Pokrivčák, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2019.

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