14.582 International Economics II

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Building on topics covered in 14.581, revisits a number of core questions in international trade, international macroeconomics, and economic geography in the presence of increasing returns, imperfect competition, and other distortions. Stresses their connection to both macro and micro (firm-level) data for questions related to trade policy, inequality, industrial policy, growth, and the location of economic activities. Focuses on both theoretical models, empirical findings, and the challenging task of putting those two together.

This class has 14.06 as a prerequisite.

14.582 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by D. Atkin and A. Costinot.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-376.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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