Teaching (International Economics)

Next office hours for students: 13 Feb. 2019 h. 10-11.30 room 9.22. For urgent problems write to m.pugno(at)unicas.it 

International Economics – trade

The course of International Economics consists of two parts: International trade with lectures on Tuesday 3-5pm (prof. M. Pugno), and International finance with lectures on Monday 3-5pm (prof. F. D’Orlando) during the first semester.

The exam is unique.

For both parts, the main text is: Gerber, James, International Economics, seventh edition, global edition, 2018, Pearson Education, Edinburgh.

In addition, for the first part:

  • The material of the lectures, which is distributed upon request to the professor.
  • Dani Rodrik, New Technologies, Global Value Chains,and the Developing Economies, September 2018, to be downloaded from the url:


Here are the exercises (with solutions) in preparation for the exam.

See the web-page of GOMP at 91990 International economics for other details.

The positive results of the written exam of 22 Jan. 2019 (Int.Trade+Finance) are the following (matr. number in parenthesis): 27/30 (50674), 22/30 (51211), 29/30 (51382).  The correct answers to the exam questions on Int.Trade are here. The correct answers on Int.Finance are reported at the page of prof. D’Orlando: http://www.docente.unicas.it/fabio_dorlando/international-economics-part-2-int-finance

The students who have passed the exam must register the mark on 30 Jan. 2019 h. 10.30 classroom 0.04.

The students can see their exam work on 5 Feb. 2019 h.10-12 room 9.22 for Int.Trade, and on 29 Jan. 2019 after 3pm room 9.04 for Int.Finance.

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