4006685: International Economics - Seminar

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Semester:WS 15/16
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 (01.09.2012)


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