Teacher responsible: Prof. dr Danijela Jaćimović
Instructor: Sunčica Rogić
This course is available on the Master program: Economics, module Economic Policy.
The course focuses on the policy implications of the globalization: at the global, regional and national level, as the global economy has become increasingly interconnected. The causes and consequences will be debated of increasing international economic integration, with the special attention on the challenges that globalization creates for policy makers. The areas that will be covered are: globalization of international trade, innovation and growth, migration and wages, global response to green economy, international capital flows, the role of international organization and regionalization. The special focus will be on implications of offered topics on EU, China and Westerns Balkan relationships.
Teaching: 20 hours of lectures and 10 hours of seminars.
Course objectives: With the completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify the nature of economic, social and political ties in global context;
- Explain of the EU’s nature of economic, social and political ties in global context;
- Explain the China’s global shift: changing global economic and political map;
- Understand the nature and prospects of EU and China relations;
- Discuss the relationship among EU and Western Balkan counties;
- Write coherent analytical essays to communicate important ideas in EU, China and Western Balkans relationships.
The course will be combination of lectures, discussions and students’ short papers and summaries, on implications of offered topics on EU, China and Westerns Balkan relationships. Some or all of this teaching will be delivered through a combination of online lectures and in-person classes/classes delivered online. The PPT of lectures will be uploaded/distributed before the classes and the students are requested to familiarize with them and to prepare questions for the discussion in classes. The teaching will be supported by the guest lecturing from the TEPSA network and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
As the module literature, classical textbooks accompanied with specialized papers (The Economist, Finance and Development, CHINA-CEE Institute publications and itc. As there is no single textbook that includes all the material covered in this course, students should primarily focus on journal articles.