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Advanced international trade

Branch(es) of study : Economics and business management
academic year

Course teacher(s)

Paola CONCONI (Coordinator) and Mathieu PARENTI

ECTS credits


Language(s) of instruction


Course content

This course is divided into two parts, each with one main goal. The objective of the first component is to understand the effects of various commercial policies. The goal of the second part of the course is to explore some topics at the frontier of research in international trade and make each student an “expert” in one of the topics.

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

The objective of the course is to present advanced material on trade policy and some selected trade topics.

Teaching methods and learning activities

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

A list of relevant papers will be distributed in class.

Other information


Maurizio Zanardi: mzanardi@ulb.ac.be




Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other

Written exam and presentations.

Mark calculation method (including weighting of intermediary marks)

Final grade based on written exam and presentation of a paper.

Language(s) of evaluation

  • english