Collège universitaire / Undergraduate Program / Enseignements / Teachings
try or sector based case studies and conceptual frameworks that can be channelled from ﬁelds as diverse as economics, law, political sciences, or sociology. The course is not exhaustive but will provide a good start to students willing to pursue a career in the very exciting, tremendously useful and fulﬁlling ﬁeld of international development. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
Teachers : Sarah GUILLOU (Chargée d'études Economiste). Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : - 1 ﬁnal written examination (35% of course mark). - 1 mid-term exam (35% of course mark). - In-Class Participation (10 % of course mark). - Personal Work 1 (30% of course mark). Pedagogical Method : Lecture 1 : Globalisation, Trade and Wars. Why trade is the main vector of globalisation, why it is important ? Lecture 2 : Trade Flows/Gravity/Armington. How simply explain trade ﬂows : with physics. Lecture 3 : Global Firms and international organizations. Who are the main actors of international economy. Lecture 4 : FDI and Tax Competition. How ﬁrms become global, what drives their location. Lecture 5 : Ricardian Models/ Competitiveness as a determinant of Trade. Does Germany trade more because it is more competitive ? Lecture 6 : HOS Models/ Factors allowances as determinants of Trade. Does China run manufacturing surplus because it has more workers ? Lecture 7 : Mid-Exam. Lecture 8 : Trade, Wages and Inequality. Is globalisation a cause of wage inequality ? Lecture 9 : Offshoring, International Division of Labor. Does “made in a single country” make sense ? Lecture 10 : Unbalanced Trade – Trade Policies. Is Trump economically right to blame surpluses' countries ? Lecture 11 : New New Trade Theory : Heterogenous Models. Countries do not trade, Firms do. Lecture 12 : Final Exam. Course Description : The aim of the course is to introduce students to relevant empirical and theo329
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC NEGOTIATIONS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Eliza PATTERSON (Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University). Prerequisite : Some knowledge of the rules governing international trade, particularly those of the WTO (OMC) is useful but not necessary. Pedagogical Format : Elective Course validation : Grades will be based on participation in the negotiation exercises and on a ﬁnal paper. Continuous assessment. Workload : The course will begin with a lecture by the professor on background information necessary for the students to engage during subsequent classes in a series of simulation exercises in which students, divided into teams each representing one nation, will act out a negotiation. Grades will be based on participation in the negotiations plus a ﬁnal paper analysing a negotiation. Pedagogical Method : Lecture and simulation. Course Description : This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the manner in which nations reach agreements on economic issues. The focus will be on negotiations of rules governing international trade and foreign investment and the resolution of speciﬁc disputes concerning commercial relations. Required reading : A reader will be available.
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English