ECON 267 Topics in International Trade
Topics from the frontier of current international trade research, presented through recent theoretical and empirical papers. Firm heterogeneity in trade and firms' export decisions. Different types of foreign direct investment. Multinational firms and the interaction between international trade and the theory of the firm. Institutional frictions and their effects on trade and FDI activity. Course goal is to prepare students for doing research in international trade and related fields.