Student guide Faculty of Law A.Y. 2007/08

The Economics and Law of International Trade
Aim of the course
1) Introduction to globalization
2) What are the causes of international trade?
3) Income distribution effect of international trade
4) International movements of capital and labour: an introduction
5) The role of government in international trade: the instruments of trade policy
6) Protectionism vs. liberalism from an economic perspective
7) International negotiations: Regionalism and multilateralism
8) WTO from an institutional point of view
9) The discipline for trade in goods
10) The protection of intellectual property related to trade
11) Article XXIV of GATT 1994 as the instrument for "guiding" regional trade agreements towards a "building block" model