Foreign Dir. Investment & Trade (MSc)

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM086A05
Vaknaam Foreign Dir. Investment & Trade (MSc)
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (en semester II a)
ECTS 5
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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 Foreign Direct Investments.
3. Employ FDI and MNE theories to understand current trends in this area (e.g., outsourcing, re-shoring)
4. Understanding and examining the different costs and risks associated with FDI/ MNE activities abroad.
5. Understand international taxation principles and their strategic use by MNEs.
6. Argue on the basis of current research what the benefits of FDI are in relation to international trade and the economic performance of countries.
7. Communicate the conclusions of recent research and empirics to a professional audience.
Omschrijving
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
(written exam with open questions-70% (with a minimum of 5 out of 10); students will actively participate in group discussions during which students will be individually assessed-30%). Group discussions are based on answers to questions (by lecturers) based on articles).)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
((quality of answers to questions (these are handed in by students, and form the basis of the discussion); written exam with open questions-70% (with a minimum of 5 out of 10); students will actively participate in group discussions during which students will be individually assessed-30%))
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. S. Brakman
Docent(en) prof. dr. S. Brakman ,prof. dr. J.H. Garretsen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
As Background/refresher: Understanding Global Trade Helpman, E. 9780674060784 €  24,80
Syllabus with current journal articles
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the MSc IE&B.
Opmerkingen This course is offered in both semester Ia and semester IIa.
The course will include one or more guest lectures if possible.
Secretariat GEM: gem.feb@rug.nl, +31(0)50 363 3458, 5411.0538.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc IB&M – NUBS, Newcastle (1,5-jarig)  (keuzevakken DD MSc IB&M - NUBS, Newcastle (start Groningen)) 1 semester I a keuze
DD MSc IE&B - Lund University, Lund (2-jarig) 1 semester I a verplicht
DD MSc IE&B – Corvinus University, Budapest (2-jarig)  ( basisprogramma voor studenten van FEB) 1 semester I a verplicht
DD MSc IE&B – Georg-August University, Göttingen (2-jarig) 2 semester I a verplicht
MSc International Business & Management/IB&M  (keuzevakken B MSc IB&M) 1 semester I a keuze
MSc International Business & Management/IB&M  (keuzevakken B MSc IB&M) 1 semester II a keuze
MSc International Economics & Business/IE&B  (basisprogramma MSc IE&B) 1 semester I a verplicht