International Economics for E&BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBP810B05
Vaknaam International Economics for E&BE
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam International Economics for E&BE
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Express, in a lucid and cogent manner, the main theoretical topics of basic International Trade Theory and Foreign Direct Investment.
2. Evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of the various theories at a basic level.
3. Explain the abstract principles at the heart of the theories to a “knowledgeable” audience, and describe their consequences for the application of the theories.
4. Reflect analytically on the theoretical issues dealt with during the course.
5. Describe the main occupational areas which (international) economics prepares one for.
Omschrijving The course will offer a broad introduction to international trade theory, foreign direct investment, and their relation to government policy.
Uren per week 6
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, practica, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen, tussentoets(en)
(There are quizzes, 1 mid-term exam covering the first part of the course material and 1 end-block exam covering the second part of the material; there is 1 resit exam covering all the material)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. G.J. de Vries
Docent(en) and others
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
International Economics, fourth edition, ISBN-10: 1-319-06171-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06171-5 Robert C. Feenstra, Alan M. Taylor 978-1-319-06171-5 ca. €  85,00
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc E&BE. Depending on e.g. capacity, other students may be allowed to participate in some or all course activities. (To be decided by the Programme Director)
Opmerkingen Secretariat GEM: (0)50 36 33458; gem.feb@rug.nl; 5411.0538.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (basisprogramma BSc E&BE) 1 semester II b verplicht