Study unit code    D443 2020

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester

ECTS kredits 6

Hours - Lectures 8
Hours - Individual Student's Work 172

red. prof. dr. BEKŐ JANI

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Content (Syllabus outline)
1. Factors of economic growth in the global economy 2. Linkages of international trade and economic growth 3. The impact of international trade on economic activity 4. The impact of economic activity on export-import flows 5. Empirical approaches for testing the links between international trade and economic activity 6. Balance of payments constrained growth 7. The empirical significance of price mechanisms in the international economy  
Borkakoti Jitendralal. 1998. International Trade: Causes and Consequences. An Empirical and Theoretical Text. London: Macmillan Press. Krugman R. Paul, Maurice Obstfeld. 2006. International Economics. Theory and Policy. Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley. Marrewijk Van Charles. 2002. International Trade and the World Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Izbrani znanstveni članki/Selected scientific articles  
In this course students: 1. Upgrade their knowledge about the fundamentals of world economy with a thorough analysis of interactions between international trade flows and countries economic performance. 2. Gain through a systematic study a better insight in the linkages of world trade and economic growth at the theoretical as well at the empirical level.  
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Development of Knowledge and Understanding The learner: ? Knowledge base: has great depth and systematic understanding of linkages of international trade and economic growth. ? Ethical issues: can analyse the ethical dilemmas by solving economic issues at the scientific level. ? Disciplinary methodologies: has a comprehensive understanding of empirical techniques for estimation of foreign trade-output links.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Cognitive and Intellectual Skills The learner: ? Analysis: with critical awareness, can undertake analysis, managing complexity, incompleteness of data or contradictions in the areas of international economics. ? Synthesis: can synthesize approaches and findings by forming scientific explanation. ? Application: can act independently and with originality in problem solving and is able to evaluate the role of empirical findings in international economics. Key / Transferable Skills The learner: ? Group working: can lead/work effectively with group, can clarify tasks and manage the capacities of group members. ? Learning resources: is able to use full range of learning resources. ? Management of information: upgrades the ability to become an autonomous learner and is able to undertake research tasks. ? Autonomy: is independent and self-critical as learner; guides and supports the learning of others and can manage own continuing professional development. Practical Skills The learner: ? Application of skills: can operate in complex and dynamic contexts that may be at the forefront of knowledge. ? Autonomy in skill use: can act in a professional capacity for self/others, with responsibility and largely autonomously.  
Learning and teaching methods
- lectures; - discussion of the seminar papers; - teachers' consultations; - self study with literature  

Assessment Weight (%)
Seminar work 50  
Written or oral examinations 50  
Student passes the exam, when each part of the examination is evaluated as positiv.