Global Political Economy

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB039B05
Vaknaam Global Political Economy
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Global Political Economy
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Describe the interrelationship between (inter)national politics and international economics, in particular economic globalization and interdependence and their effect on the freedom of maneuver of states, multinational corporations, international organizations, and other non-governmental actors
2. Explain the political processes behind the construction of the global business environment, and assess the relevance of these processes for business
3. Analyse and address a key political-economic problem: identify causes and key actors, and develop strategies for change
Omschrijving This course provides an introduction to the basic institutions and structures making up the global economic system. Topics covered are the global distribution of labor and institutions of trade, development and industrial policy, and the global monetary and financial system. The course introduces students to the three main perspectives in global political economy: realist/nationalist, liberal, and critical. It aims to teach students to take a reasoned position in debates about globalization and responses to it.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen
(written exam with open and mc questions, group assignments, group presentations)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. D. Soudis
Docent(en) F.M. Giesenow , M.A. Papakonstantinou ,dr. D. Soudis ,dr. R.H.T. Wiese
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Global Political Economy, 5th Edition O’Brien, Robert, Marc Williams 9781137523112 ca. €  44,65
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Contact through the GEM secretariat, e-mail: gem.feb@rug.nl, phone: + 31 (0)50 363 3458, room 5411-0538
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc International Business/IB  (basisprogramma BSc IB) 2 semester II b verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 2 semester II b keuze
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Bordeaux) 2 semester II b verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Yogyakarta) 1 semester II b keuzegroep
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 1 semester II b keuzegroep
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (2-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester II b verplicht
Liberal Arts and Sciences  (Year 2 Social Sciences) - semester II b keuze