I - Trade and Economic Global Integration
1.1 World trade: figures, trends and drivers
1.2 World trade system: from the GATT to World Trade Organisation
II – Debating Global Trade and Development
2.1 Insights from Economics and International Relations Theories
2.2 The international political-economy trilemma: the globalisation paradox
2.3 De-globalisation or re-globalisation? Challenges for trade and development
III – The WTO and Trade Agreements
3.1 Multilateral trade agreements: main areas and critical issues
3.2 Multilateral trade agreements and regional trade blocks
3.3 Doha Round, trade and development
IV – Trade and Development: critical issues, policies and challenges
4.1 World trade and global imbalances: the role of foreign aid
4.2 Dispute Settlement at WTO
4.3 Capital mobility, foreign direct investment and development
4.4 Trade, environment and protectionism
4.5 Trade wars: a treat to global trading system?
4.6 WTO and the governance of world trade system
HOEKMAN, B. M. and KOSTECKI, M. M., 2010. The Political Economy of the World Trading System: The WTO and Beyond, 3. Ed., USA, Oxford University Press.
MARJIT, Sugata, 2008. International Trade and Economic Development Essays in Theory and Policy, New York, Oxford University Press.
STIGLITZ, J. and CHARLTON, A., 2006. Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development, New York, Oxford University Press.(EG-5.10-00164)
RODRIK, Dani 2011. The Globalization Paradox: why global markets, states, and democracy can't coexist. Oxford, Oxford University Press. MLA (7th ed.).
BHAGWATI, Jagdish, 2007. In Defense of Globalization, New York, Oxford University Press.
RAVENNILL, John (ed.), 2007. Global Political Economy, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press. (EG-5.21-00118)
CARBAUGH, Robert, 2011. Global Economics, 13 ed., International Edition, South-Western Cengage Learning.
List of selected readings available in Moodle.