|SCHOOL||AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES|
|COURSE TITLE||International Trade and Policy|
|INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES
|TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK||ECTS|
|LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS)||Greek|
|THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS||Yes (in English)|
|COURSE WEBSITE (URL)||https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01184|
- TEACHING OUTCOMES
|Upon completion of the course, graduate students will have acquired a detailed and comprehensive picture on the concepts of international trade that are related to the classical theory of international trade, the trade policy and protectionism, the institutional framework of international exchange, the economic integration in Europe and the trade policy in developing countries. In addition, postgraduate students will be able to describe and analyze the measures and forms of agricultural policy applied in the EU, the impact of these measures, the new Common Agricultural Policy and its relation to international trade.|
- COURSE CONTENT
|The course includes topics related to the traditional theory of international trade, the Absolute-Comparative advantage and the Theorem of Heckser-Ohlin, the Political economy of international trade, the instruments of trade policy, the institutional framework of the post-war international exchange, the issues on international trade and developing countries and finally, the competition and competitiveness.|
- TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
|DELIVERING METHOD||In classroom|
|TEACHING ORGANIZATION||Activity||Semester workload
(25-hour workload per credit unit)
|Written exams (multiple choice and open questions) at the end of the semester, written assignments during the semester and presentations.
Specifically, students are required to prepare three works which will participate with a 40% in the final grade of the course. The assignments will be graded based on the structure, content and presentation.
Final score: The final grade is the sum of the following (maximum score: 100 points):
- PROPOSED LITERATURE
Timetable of lectures
|First Section: International trade agreements and international trade policy.|
|1st||Analysis and overview of world trade||Ch. Karelakis|
|2nd||Theories to explain the structure and impact of international trade I.||Ch. Karelakis|
|3rd||Theories to explain the structure and international trade II Impact||Ch. Karelakis|
|4th||CAP and international trade||Ch. Karelakis|
|5th||Presentations literature work||Ch. Karelakis|
|Second Section: Trade and Developing Countries|
|6th||Trade policy in developing countries||Ch. Karelakis|
|7th||Economic growth and crises in developing countries||Ch. Karelakis|
|8th||Economic reform in developing countries||Ch. Karelakis|
|Third Section: The Political Economy of International Trade|
|9th||Market policy instruments||Ch. Karelakis|
|10th||Political economy of trade policy||Ch. Karelakis|
|11th||Competition and competitiveness||Ch. Karelakis|
|12th||Debates on trade policy||Ch. Karelakis|
|13th||Case studies on trade policy||Ch. Karelakis|
|14th||Research Presentations||Ch. Karelakis|
ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE
Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations
|Teacher (full name):||Christos Karelakis|
|Evaluation methods:(2)||Written examination with distance through e-class and Microsoft Teams, provided that the integrity and reliability of the examination are ensured|
|Implementation Instructions: (3)||The examination will be carried out via multiple choice questions in e-class and Microsoft Teams on the scheduled date.
A. Microsoft Teams
The Microsoft Teams link is created on the course page on the platform and exclusively in the institutional accounts of those who have registered for the course and have learned the terms of distance education.
Students must log in to the Microsoft Teams room through their institutional account, otherwise they will NOT be able to participate. They will be identified using their institutional account.
At the same time, they must log in to the e-class using their institutional account and go to the course page (prerequisite to have registered for the course)
The exam lasts 30 minutes and each student must answer 20 multiple choice questions, without a negative grade. Each of the questions is scored with 0.5.