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Global Economy


Les Masters du Rizomm - FGES ( RIZOMM )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Année 1Anglais
Professeur(s) responsable(s)Veronique Flambard-Vigeant
Intervenant(s)Pas d'autre intervenant

    Ce cours apparaît dans les formations suivantes :
  • Faculté de Gestion, Economie & Sciences - Masters du Rizomm - Master 1 International Management - Année 1 - 3 ECTS

Pré requis

General knowledge of economics and business concepts. Good comprehension of English.

Objectifs du cours

AIMS- The aim is to develop an understanding of the role of the complexity of globalisation, the international firm and its impact on the global economy. Analytical concepts of international business strategies (forms of internationalization, market potential and risks inherent in international business, factors influencing international foreign investment) are presented.

LEARNING OUTCOMES- At the end of the course, students will be able to:

· Critically evaluate the historical trends that have influenced globalization

· Apply the most appropriate theories to diagnose an environment characteristics

· Assess and critically evaluate the relevance of the different modes of internationalisation of firm in different international and industry sector contexts.

Contenu du cours

1. Trends in globalization and their effects

2. Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and the Organization of Firms

a. Theories of international trade

b. Foreign market entry and international production

c. Country risk and Emerging Countries

d. Impact of FDI for the host country

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

There are 18 contact hours and students are expected to spend at least twice as much time at home for pre-readings and assignments. Teaching methods include: lectures, seminars, group discussions and case studies.

Méthodes pédagogiques



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      · Deardorff, A.V.; Stern, R.M.. What You Should Know about Globalization and the World Trade organization, Review of International Economics, August 2002, Vol. 10 Issue 3, 404-423||
      · Dirma, S. C.; From International Trade to Firm Internationalization, December 2010, Issue 3, 8-15||
      · Dunning, J. H., The Eclectic Paradgim as an Enveloppe for Economic and Business Theories of MNE Activity, International Business Review, Vol. 9, 163-190||
      · Feenstra, Robert C Advanced International Trade: Theory and Evidence, 2004, Princeton: Princeton University Press.||
      · Helpman, E., Melitz M., Yeaple, S., Export versus FDI with Heterogeneous Firms, American Economic Review, 2004, vol. 94, 300-316||
      · Krugman, P., M. Obstfeld, International Economics: Theory and Policy, Addison Wesley, chapters 1 to 7.||
      · Markusen, J.R., Multinational Firms and the Theory of International Trade, September 2004, MIT Press||
      · Porter, M. E., The Competitive Advantage of Nations, Havard Business Review, March-April 1990||
      · Pugel, T., International Economics, McGraw Hill Irwin, chapters 1 to 6, 14.||
      · “World Bank, Globalization, Growth and Poverty: Building an Inclusive World Economy, a World Bank Policy Research Report, 2002, available on line:

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