Globalization - MNEs & Institutions

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB082A05
Vaknaam Globalization - MNEs & Institutions
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Globalization - MNEs & Institutions
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Discuss the essential (multidisciplinary) characteristics and components of the major theories, issues, and contributions to international economics and business.
2. Critically review journal articles in the field of international economics and business in writing.
3. Present the essential (multidisciplinary) characteristics and components of the major theories, issues, and contributions to international economics and business.
Omschrijving This course brings together the international economics and international business offered earlier in the curriculum. It helps students to learn from research and develop a critical attitude towards academic papers. For this reason the course does not rely on textbooks, but solely uses academic papers.
The key topic of the course is the interaction between the multinational enterprise and its economic environment, with a particular interest in the role of institutions and distance in MNE activity, FDI and trade.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. A.C. Steiner
Docent(en) and others ,dr. A.C. Steiner
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Articles (t.b.a. on Nestor) Various
Entreevoorwaarden The student has taken courses in international economics and international business at an intermediate level.
The student is able to interpret and explain econometric output.
Opmerkingen GEM Secretariat: +31 (0)50 36 33458, gem.feb@rug.nl, 5411.0538
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( International Economics & Business/IE&B) 3 semester II b verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (keuzevakken E&BE-BE) 3 semester II b keuze
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (keuzevakken E&BE-Economics) 3 semester II b keuze
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester II b keuze
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc International Economics & Business/IE&B) 1 semester II b verplicht