3806685: International Economics - Seminar

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Semester:WS 14/15
Scheduled in semester:5
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:37.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.10.2008)
Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)


Discussion of articles on issues of international economics, i.e. issues of international trade, finance and policy interventions in markets


    • analyze controversies and debates in international economics
    • apply trade theories and theoretical approaches to exchange rate determination to explain and illustrate practical problems
    • appraise theories of international economics in the light of current social and economic developments
    • deepen the knowledge of theoretical approaches presented in the lectures and to prepare for exam
    • train problem description, choice of theory and formulating research questions
    • constructive presentation and co-discussion of fellow student´s presentation
    • manage cognition, presence and awareness, self-evaluate own contributions

Lectures Method

presentations, co-discussion , theoretical discourse, interactive routines, action learning routines


  • Krugman, P., Obstfeld, M. (2011), International Economics, 9th Edition, Pearson
  • Feenstra, R., Feenstra, C. (2011), International Economics, 2nd Edition, Worth Publishing
  • Selected journal articles