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Third year, second semester, 3 lectures and 2 tutorials per week

Course co-ordinator:

D. Ross.

Prerequisites:

ECO2003F and ECO2004S or international equivalent

Course outline:

This course is a simulation of a multi-national, multilateral trade negotiating round, based on the ‘Doha agenda’. Students representing countries, based on random assignment, and, after researching their country's trade policies and interests, participate in supervised negotiations simulating the World Trade Organization bargaining and treaty-making process. The course is partly web-based, using a special site and resources on the Vula interface. There is no sit-down examination, butstudents submit substantial final reports that are externally examined and have equivalent status to an examination.

Lectures:

3rd period.

Assessment:

Projects and Classwork 55%

Final Research Report 45%

DP requirements:

All tutorials and class tests to be attended.

Additional information:

There is no final exam for this course. The Final Research Report replaces the final exam. There is no supplementary exam (Report) for this course. Course information, such as the dates, times and venues of lectures, tutorials and tests, and of the prescribed and recommended books will be posted on the School of Economics notice board at the beginning of the semester.

Course convenor:

Faizel Ismail

faizel.ismail@uct.ac.za

Last updated : 27 Mar 2017





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