Jiatong Zhong, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

ECON 323 - International Economics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey of the principles of international economics and the applications to economic policy. Topics include international trade in goods and financial assets, trade policy and exchange rate determination. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 281. Note: Not open to students with credit in or enrolled in ECON 421 or 422.

LECTURE A2 (53394)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (HC L1-L3)


ECON 421 - International Trade

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Nature and relevance of international trade; early trade doctrines; the theory of comparative advantage, classical and modern approaches and empirical evidence for them; new approaches to the pure theory of international trade; economic growth and international trade; market imperfections and trade; commercial policy; economic integration and the gains from trade. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281 and ECON 386 or equivalent.

LECTURE A2 (50744)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (T 1-108)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

ECON 603 - Selected Topics in Economics IV

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period.

LECTURE B2 (64812)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (T B-109)


ECON 494 - Economic Data Analysis I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Computer programming for the statistical analysis of data in economics with focus on SAS, R, and Python. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 299 or equivalent.

LECTURE B1 (76926)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (T B-109)


ECON 421 - International Trade

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Nature and relevance of international trade; early trade doctrines; the theory of comparative advantage, classical and modern approaches and empirical evidence for them; new approaches to the pure theory of international trade; economic growth and international trade; market imperfections and trade; commercial policy; economic integration and the gains from trade. Prerequisites: ECON 109, ECON 281 and ECON 386 or equivalent.

LECTURE B3 (63940)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
TH 11:00 - 12:20 (HC 2-14)