Universität Wien FIND

140332 SE VM1 / VM2 - International Environment and Economic Development (2017S)

Globalization and its implications, financial crises, trade liberalization, migration, foreign aid

Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung
SGU

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Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Montag 20.03. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Internationale Entwicklung Afrikawissenschaften UniCampus Hof 5 2Q-EG-05
Montag 08.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Internationale Entwicklung Afrikawissenschaften UniCampus Hof 5 2Q-EG-05
Montag 22.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Internationale Entwicklung Afrikawissenschaften UniCampus Hof 5 2Q-EG-05
Montag 12.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Internationale Entwicklung Afrikawissenschaften UniCampus Hof 5 2Q-EG-05
Montag 26.06. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Internationale Entwicklung Afrikawissenschaften UniCampus Hof 5 2Q-EG-05

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This course studies how the international environment (goods trade, capital flows, foreign aid, migration, etc.) affects the economic performance of developing countries, and discusses the policies these countries adopt in the face of these forces as well as their effects. The course will be taught at an introductory level. Theory, history, empirical evidence, and policy implications will be discussed.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Students will be evaluated on the basis of a take-home exam (33%), two homeworks (33%) and an essay (33%).

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Students will develop analytical skills to think independently about the economic effects of trade, capital flows, etc. as well as about the design of policies.

Prüfungsstoff

Different theories will be discussed, as well as the related empirical evidence and policy debates.

Literatur

The course will be based on a number of sources. The main (but by all means not only) reading will be Krugman, Obstfeld & Melitz: International Economics, 9th Edition, Pearson.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

VM1, VM2; MA Globalgeschichte und Global Studies, Modul Vertiefung 2

Letzte Änderung: Sa 11.03.2017 19:48