Foreign Dir. Investment & Trade (MSc)

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBM086A05
Vaknaam Foreign Dir. Investment & Trade (MSc)
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (en semester II a)
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Foreign Dir. Investment & Trade (MSc)
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:
1. Understand the role of firms in the international economy.
2. Examine causes and consequences of Trade and Foreign Direct Investments.
3. Employ FDI and MNE theories to understand current trends in this area (e.g., outsourcing, re-shoring)
4. Understand the reasons for Offshoring and outsourcingand how organizational forms of firms have to adapt to international circumstances.5.
6. Communicate the conclusions of recent research and empirics to a professional audience.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(written exam with open questions-100% (with a minimum of 5 out of 10); students will actively participate in group discussions. Group discussions are based on answers to questions (by lecturers) based on articles).)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. S. Brakman
Docent(en) prof. dr. S. Brakman ,prof. dr. J.H. Garretsen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Syllabus with current journal articles Various
Understanding Global Trade (as background/refresher) Helpman, E. 9780674060784 €  24,80
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the MSc IE&B.
Opmerkingen The course will include one or more guest lectures if possible.
Secretariat GEM:, +31(0)50 363 3458, 5411.0538
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