تجارت بينالملل (دوره دكتري) - دكتر كوثر يوسفي
Suggested Syllabus for International Trade, PhD level
1- International Trade
2-1- Spence-Dixit-Stiglitz, CES preferences and monopolistic competition
2-2- New Trade Theory
Krugman, P. R. (1979). Increasing returns, monopolistic competition, and international trade. Journal of international Economics, 9(4), 469-479.
2-3- Factor Endowments
Two goods, Two countries:
Chapter 15 of DLS
The Heckscher-Ohlin model
Heckscher, E. F., & Ohlin, B. G. (1991).Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory.The MIT Press.
2-4- Ricardian Comparative Advantages
Many goods and 2 countries,
Dornbusch, R., Fischer, S., & Samuelson, P. A. (1977). Comparative advantage, trade, and payments in a Ricardian model with a continuum of goods. The American Economic Review, 823-839.
Many goods and many countries,
Eaton, J., Kortum, S., &Kramarz, F. (2011). An anatomy of international trade: Evidence from French firms. Econometrica, 79(5), 1453-1498.
2-5- Firm Heterogeneity and International Trade
A Ricardian model of trade with heterogeneous firms, *endogeneous* markups which are obtained based on competition between domestic and forign firms over each variety; applied to data:
Bernard, A. B., Eaton, J., Jenson, J. B., &Kortum, S. (2000). Plants and productivity in international trade (No. w7688).National bureau of economic research.
A monopolistic competition model of trade with *fixed* markups, based on Hopenhayn(1992a) model of industries; with entry and exit; applied to US data:
Melitz, M. J. (2003). The impact of trade on intra‐industry reallocations and aggregate industry productivity.Econometrica, 71(6), 1695-1725.
An extension of Melitz (2003) model:
Chaney, T. (2008).Distorted gravity: the intensive and extensive margins of international trade.The American Economic Review, 98(4), 1707-1721.
2-6- Trade and Labor
2- Open Economy Macro.
1-1- Look at data
Backus, D., P. Kehoe, and F. Kydland (1993) “International BusinessCycles: Theories vs. Evidence",Federal Reserve Bank of MinneapolisQuarterly Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp14-29. Can be downloaded athttp://minneapolisfed.org/research/QR/QR1742.pdf
Baxter, M. and A. Stockman (1989) “Business Cycles and the Exchange Rate Regime: Some International Evidence",Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 23, pp. 377-400
1-2- A toolkit of models
Backus, D., P. Kehoe, and F. Kydland (1992) “International Real Business Cycles",Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 100, pp.745-75.
Backus, D., P. Kehoe, and F. Kydland (1994) “Dynamics of the TradeBalanceandtheTermsofTrade:TheJ-Curve",American Economic Review,Vol. 84, pp.84-110.
Lucas, R. (1982) “Interest Rates and Currency Prices in a Two-Country",
Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 335-60.
3- Advanced Topics On Trade
2-7- Multinational Firms
Heterogeneous Firms and Horizontal FDI
Contracts and Vertical FDI
2-8- The Size Distribution of Firms
2-9- International Macro
Mendoza, E. G., Quadrini, V., & Rios-Rull, J. V. (2007).Financial integration, financial deepness and global imbalances (No. w12909).National Bureau of Economic Research.
4- Understanding data (Trade diversity)
UN COMTRADE: in some sense the rawest and most complete coverage
ITCS: OECD trade data, covers OECD countries and their trading partners, yearly frequency
UN Services Trade: similar to COMTRADE, but for services
IMF Direction of Trade Statistics: aggregate bilateral trade, quarterly frequency
STAN: trade, output, and input data, with some disaggregation by industry
UNIDO: industrial output data for a large sample of countries
UN Classification Registry: documentation of SITC, ISIC
UNCTAD TRAINS: trade barriers