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The aim of this unit is to study economic factors surrounding the international movement of goods and services, labour and capital. Topics include: measurement and determinants of intra-industry trade; analysis of barriers to trade; political economy of trade; trade policy; international movement of labour and capital; multinational corporations and FDI; trade and environmental issues; and international trade regulation. Students will engage in a range of learning activities involving practical problem-solving sessions, case study analysis, online learning activities, peer discussion and review, and self- reflection. Student learning will be guided and assessed by means of a test, a country or industry project.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is not a compulsorily taken as part of any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.