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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Professeur(s) responsable(s)J.SANTOS

Pré requis

A fair understanding of the International Economics and Trade is strongly recommended. This class provides a very useful framework for economic analysis that is of great help to understand the course of Contemporary International Economics.

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to :
- understand the role of economies of scale in the development of international trade
- understand the difference between external and internal economies of scale
- define the benefits and costs of customs duties and other tools used to implement trade policies
- identify the effects of trade agreements on international trade

Contenu du cours

Chapter 1 : Economies of scale and international trade
Chapter 2 : Trade policies : nature and implications
Chapter 3 : Exchange rates and international trade

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class20,00   in-class contact hours (15 classes
Independent study
Estimated personal workload20,00   1h hour of revisions and personnal work (readings, etc.) per contact hour in class to be ready from one class to the other and for the final exam
Individual Project10,00   Personal research on contemporary examples that can illustrate the theoretical content of the class - to be prepared before the class, and will be graded depending on the accuracy of the example and the quality of the information provided
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant50,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • E-learning
  • Research
  • Interactive class
  • Case study
  • Coaching


- A mid-term exam (MCQ, open-ended questions and exercises) that accounts for 40 % of the grade
- A final exam (MCQ, open-ended questions and exercises) that accounts for 50% of the grade
- In-class participation that accounts for 10% of the grade

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Final Exam
Written exam2,00150,00
Individual Project0,00130,00
TOTAL     100,00

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