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KT042001 KT4/KV13 International Economics 6 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Aleksandra Maslowska
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
2015–2016 X

Learning outcomes

The course focuses on explaining theory and practice of international trade and finance. The course begins with analyzing gains from international trade, examining the ways in which governments can restrict trade and the effects of such restrictions. The course continues with international financial issues, such as the balance of payments and exchange rates. It concludes with regional and global trends for integration.


The course covers the theory of international trade with themes on comparative advantage, factor abundance and economies of scale. It completes a theoretical model with governmental instruments of trade policy. Topics on international finance cover the themes on countries’ current and financial accounts, exchange rate determination and optimal currency areas.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

In the autumn term, lectures and exercises KT4 "International Economics" 24 h, 4 h/week, in English (lecturer: Aleksandra Maslowska).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Exam KT042001, KT4 International Economics, 6 ECTS cr and a set of obligatory exercises provided by the lecturer.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
3. year autumn

Study materials

International economics: Theory and policy,  Krugman, Paul R.; Obstfeld, Maurice, Pearson 8th ed. or newer (2008), 0321553985. Lecture material (available in the university’s intranet after the beginning of the course).

Belongs to following study modules

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Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
Markkinoinnin ja kansainvälisen liiketoiminnan laitos
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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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