International Agricultural Trade

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Agricultural Trade

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Agricultural Business, Agriculture, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Basic economics

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is to study international food trade by investigating international trade theory and trade policies. It will address elements determining trade, factor flows, exchanges rates and economic development in the world. The emphasis will be on empirical aspects where trade theory and trade policies are relevant and applicable. To incorporate world trade from a food perspective, it will especially deal with actual cases with which students can clearly understand and familiarize current developments in trade. Case studies by student groups will be pursued. All class activities will be held in English.

    Course Objectives
    The course is to let students understand determinants of international flows of goods and capitals by studying traditional and new trade theories. In addition, it will make students comprehend underlying logics behind various trade policy measures and their implementation mechanism and consequences. Case studies will reinforce these study goals.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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