Globalization Debates

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode EBM206A05
Vaknaam Globalization Debates
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Globalization Debates
Leerdoelen -Develop a coherent and well-argued position on policy-relevant issues related to economic development and globalization, based on literature
-Write a concise summary paper, based on literature
-Present policy positions to fellow students and engage them in debate
-Reflect on the coherence and persuasiveness of the arguments made in the student's own paper and presentation, and those of fellow students
Omschrijving In this course, you will learn how to apply insights from academic research to major societal challenges in the area of economic development and globalization. We will explore questions, such as: What are the causes and consequences of migration? How to measure and compare welfare across countries? What can societies do to mitigate climate change: The course consists of three blocks of two weeks each. In each block you will discuss a set of major articles, write a summary paper on the topic, and engage in a debate with fellow students.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm -groepsbegeleiding ,  -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
(The lecture introduces the topic/literature. During the tutorial, students discuss questions about the literature. During the group supervision activities, students debate and present different positions.)
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -groepspresentatie,  -individuele opdracht,  -individuele presentatie
Vaksoort master
Coördinator Dr. M.V. Nikolova
Docent(en) Dr. M.V. Nikolova ,Dr. A. Skalli
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Academic articles (available through the RUG library) Various
Entreevoorwaarden Only for MSc ED&G students in the track Globalization, Growth and Development
Opmerkingen Coordinator email: Secretary: Room 5411.0538, E, T 050 36 33458
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc ED&G - Lund University, Lund (2-jarig)  (basisprogramma DD MSc ED&G - Lund University, Lund (2-jarig)) 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc Economic Development & Globalization / ED&G  (keuzevak(ken) A MSc ED&G) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc International Financial Management/IFM  (keuzevakken MSc IFM) 1 semester I a keuze