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ECONOMICS OF GLOBALISATION
ECONOMICS OF GLOBALISATION

A.A. CFU
2021/2022 8
Docente Email Ricevimento studenti
Giovanni Marin Friday 9-11 (Palazzo Battiferri)
Didattica in lingue straniere
Insegnamento interamente in lingua straniera Inglese
La didattica è svolta interamente in lingua straniera e l'esame può essere sostenuto in lingua straniera.

Assegnato al Corso di Studio

Economia e Management (LM-77)
Curriculum: ECONOMIA E MANAGEMENT
Giorno Orario Aula
Giorno Orario Aula

Obiettivi Formativi

This course provides an overview of the nature, determinants and impact of globalization processes. Trends and interactions with economic change will be examined at the macro, sectoral and micro levels. Attention will be focused on trade patterns and on the different modes of international organization of production considering on the role of MNEs as key actors in the transnational generation and diffusion of technical change and innovation. Team work will be encouraged both at home and in class. 

Programma

Introduction to the course: dimensions of globalization and key stylized facts

Comparative advantage (Ricardo)

Factor endowment: HO model

Beyond comparative advantage and factor endowment: intra-industry trade

Internationalization, firm heterogeneity and trade costs

Trade costs, internationalization strategies and imperfect competition

FDI and firm-specific advantages

Technology, demand and FDI; asset-exploiting and asset-seeking FDI

Effects of globalization: economic growth, offshoring, wages and skills

Effects of globalization: inequality and social dimension

FDI spillovers on host economies

Globalization and the environment

Risultati di Apprendimento (Descrittori di Dublino)

Knowledge and understanding abilities: The course will yield abilities to collect and understand information on the different dimensions of globalisation: international movements of persons, goods and services, capital and knowledge. Learning activities will include: lectures, seminars, discussions of case studies, homeworks, papers and class work.

Knowledge and applied abilities: students will have to apply the acquired knowledge in a comprehensive and flexible way, use concepts methods and interpretive models to data and statistics as well as to different analytical frameworks.Learning activities will include: lectures, seminars, discussions of case studies, homeworks, papers and class work.

Autonomy of judgement: Students will have to connect different bits of knowledge and deal with complex issues in an autonomous way and developing a critical ability. Learning activities will include: lectures, seminars, discussions of case studies, homeworks, papers and class work.

- Communication abilities: Students will have to develop abilities to approprately communicate the concepts and facts illustrated and discussed during classwork. Learning activities will include: lectures, seminars, discussions of case studies, homeworks, papers and class work.

Learning abilities: Students will have to develop good learning abilities that will enable them to deepen their knowledge of globalisation issues in subsequent academic and professional experiences. Learning activities will include: lectures, seminars, discussions of case studies, homeworks, papers and class work

Materiale Didattico

Il materiale didattico predisposto dal docente in aggiunta ai testi consigliati (come ad esempio diapositive, dispense, esercizi, bibliografia) e le comunicazioni del docente specifiche per l'insegnamento sono reperibili all'interno della piattaforma Moodle › blended.uniurb.it

Modalità Didattiche, Obblighi, Testi di Studio e Modalità di Accertamento

Modalità didattiche

The course will consist of lectures and discussions in class. Students will be responsible for reading assigned material before the topic is discussed in class. Assignments will be given and students will be expected to discuss these in class.

Obblighi

Not compulsory but strongly recommended

Testi di studio
  • Beugelsdijk S, Brakman S, Garretsen H, van Marrewijk C "International Economics and Business. Nations and Firms in the Global Economy", Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2013 (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 13, 14)
  • Fischer, S. Globalization and Its Challenges, American Economic Review, May, 2003, 93(2), 1-30, available at http://www.iie.com/fischer/pdf/fischer011903.pdf
Modalità di
accertamento

Written essays and oral presentations on topics assigned by the professor, in addition to an oral exam aimed at evaluating the understanding of the various parts of the programme and the ability to create connections between different concepts

Informazioni Aggiuntive per Studenti Non Frequentanti

Modalità didattiche

Non-Attending students will have to refer to the teaching material.

Obblighi

Not compulsory but strongly recommended

Testi di studio
  • Beugelsdijk S, Brakman S, Garretsen H, van Marrewijk C "International Economics and Business. Nations and Firms in the Global Economy", Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2013 (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 13, 14)
  • Fischer, S. Globalization and Its Challenges, American Economic Review, May, 2003, 93(2), 1-30, available at http://www.iie.com/fischer/pdf/fischer011903.pdf
Modalità di
accertamento

Oral exam aimed at evaluating the understanding of the various parts of the programme and the ability to create connections between different concepts

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