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Бакалавриат 2023/2024

Международное экономическое право

Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для расширения кругозора и разностороннего развития»
Статус: Курс обязательный
Направление: 40.03.01. Юриспруденция
Где читается: Факультет права
Когда читается: 4-й курс, 1 модуль
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3
Контактные часы: 40

Course Syllabus

Abstract

International Economic Law (IEL) is a one-module course designed to be an introduction to a multifaceted family of disciplines at the intersection of law and economics. The course begins with a general framework for considering positive and normative economics of public international law, in particular thinking about States as rational actors, and then in an initiatory manner addresses specific topics including international finance and financial institution, the right to development, international trade and international investments. Pre-requisites: Familiarity with Public International Law is presumed. No prior familiarity with IEL is necessary.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The main objective of the course is to provide students with the necessary tools to navigate within the IEL field, to prepare them to deal with different norms of IEL, including soft law, make research and present legal argumentation on selected key issues of the contemporary IEL.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to formulate basic conceptual features of the IEL, its structure and mechanisms;
  • demonstrate substantial knowledge of the fundamental principles, rules and institutions governing the international economic order; identify the sources and hierarchy of the IEL norms; demonstrate understanding and the ability to use specific terminology of the IEL;
  • demonstrate practical tools of research, analysis of the legal documentation and academic papers in the sphere of the IEL;
  • be able to work with information (search, evaluate, use information, necessary for fulfilment of academic and professional tasks, from various sources, including application of the systematic approach), critically evaluate the relevant documents;
  • be able to search, analyse, and work with legally relevant information by using the juridical, comparative and other specific methods; be able to describe legal problems and situations in the field of IEL;
  • demonstrate substantial knowledge of recent developments and current challenges in this sphere and apply a critical approach to the analysis of the existing problems, engage in debates involving the subject-matters of the course.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Topic 1. Introduction to the IEL. Interrelation of Law, Politics and Economy
  • Topic 2. Basic Principles of the IEL.
  • Topic 3. International Monetary Law. Governance and Accountability
  • Topic 4. International Financial Architecture
  • Topic 5. IEL and Development
  • Topic 6. International Trade Law
  • Topic 7. International Investment Law
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Active in-class participation
    Attendance, active participation and in-class discussion: Each student is expected to attend all the sessions having go through and thought about the assigned material, including the questions and any problems in the text/ judgment, podcast, etc. that are assigned, and actively participate in class discussions, ask questions and make analytical comments about the assignments. Sessions will be structured as a mix of lectures, seminars, and participative workshops in order to stimulate class discussion: the participants are expected to cover the assigned materials in advance for each class.
  • non-blocking Essay
  • non-blocking Final written exam
    Form of the exam: written offline closed-book exam. Completion time: 2 academic hours (1 clock hour 20 minutes). Contents: 10 questions (combination of short open questions and multiple choice questions).
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 1st module
    0.2 * Active in-class participation + 0.4 * Essay + 0.4 * Final written exam
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Adinolfi, G., Baetens, F., Caiado, J., Lupone, A., & Micara, A. G. (2017). International Economic Law : Contemporary Issues. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1302252
  • Principles of international economic law, Herdegen, M., 2013

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Guzmán, A. T., & Sykes, A. O. (2007). Research Handbook in International Economic Law. Edward Elgar Publishing.