Advanced International Economics (871, Fall 2018)


Van Hise 583
Mondays and Wednesdays: 2:30-3:45

Professor Kim J. Ruhl (ruhl2@wisc.edu)
Soc Sci 7444


Schedule

Below is a thematic outline. Once class starts, the schedule will be continually updated. Papers listed below are mandatory background reading. The full reading list [available soon] offers a lot more detail. 


Reading:
Anderson and van Wincoop (2003)

Notes:
Data // CES primer // Gravity // Armington

Data // Gravity // Armington


Reading:
Dornbusch, Fischer, and Samuelson (1977)
Eaton and Kortum (2002)

Notes: Ricardian models

Ricardian models


Reading:
Melitz (2003) // Chaney (2008)
Kehoe, Pujolas, and Ruhl (2016)

Notes: Heterogeneous firms

Heterogeneous firm models (static)


Reading:
Roberts and Tybout (1997)
Das, Roberts, and Tybout (2007)
Ruhl and Willis (2017)

Heterogeneous firm models (dynamic)


Reading:
Backus, Kehoe, and Kydland (1994)

Unbalanced trade (real business cycles)