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BRICS Economies and Russia

2019/2020
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
4
ECTS credits
Delivered at:
Магистерская программа "Международные отношения в Евразии", направление подготовки "Международные отношения" (Кент)
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 1 module

Instructor

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Программа дисциплины

Аннотация

The course will draw attention to national economic models of each BRICS country and BRICS economies in general, also on prospects for further development and cooperation in the group. Students will also learn broadly about other aspects of development of BRICS economies through readings in the syllabus.
Цель освоения дисциплины

Цель освоения дисциплины

  • The class will provide a survey of the recent literature on the economies of the BRICS countries as well as the origins, dynamics and problems of development and economic integration in this group
  • Each student will choose one country from the BRICS group and explore it economy and prospects for the development and cooperation with other BRICS countries in depth, both learning the details of their specific relations, and learning how to apply the analytical framework of country analysis you learn in this course to a particular BRICS member of your choosing.
  • Students will learn critical thinking and writing skills, which will be developed through the essay and weekly assignments.
Результаты освоения дисциплины

Результаты освоения дисциплины

  • Students learn the specifics of the national economies of the BRICS member countries
  • Students will be able to analyze the current BRICS problems and prospects for its further development
  • Students will get acquainted with the history of the creation of BRICS, its structure and features
  • Students will learn how National Development Bank is a key mechanism in the global institutionalization of BRICS
  • Sustainable and inclusive development of BRICS
Содержание учебной дисциплины

Содержание учебной дисциплины

  • Introduction to BRICS economies
    Overview: the history of BRIC+S, trends in BRICS economies; the place of BRICS countries in the world economy, trade and global capital movement
  • Comparison of BRICS countries national economic models
    Brazilian economic model, russian economic model, indian economic model, chinese economic model, south africa economic model
  • Sustainable and inclusive development of BRICS
    BRICS Economies: sustainable and inclusive development
  • Institutionalization of BRICS
    Institutionalization of BRICS: National Development Bank
  • Problems and prospects for the BRICS economic development
    Problems and prospects for the BRICS economic development
Элементы контроля

Элементы контроля

  • Case Study Assignment (неблокирующий)
  • Presentation (неблокирующий)
  • Essay (неблокирующий)
  • In-class Quizzes (неблокирующий)
Промежуточная аттестация

Промежуточная аттестация

  • Промежуточная аттестация (1 модуль)
    0.35 * Case Study Assignment + 0.25 * Essay + 0.2 * In-class Quizzes + 0.2 * Presentation
Список литературы

Список литературы

Рекомендуемая основная литература

  • Bell, D. (2015). The China Model : Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=946067
  • BRICS, energy and the new world order : a study by NUPI for ONS summit 2012 ; the geopolitics of energy / Stein Sundstøl Eriksen . (2012). Oslo: Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.40133614X
  • Brics,. (2012). The BRICS Report: A Study of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa with Special Focus on Synergies and Complementarities. Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.b.oxp.obooks.9780198085386
  • Dhar, B. (2012). The BRICS in the emerging global economic architecture / Biswajit Dhar. Johannesburg: South African Institute of International Affairs. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.401350622
  • Kudrin, A. L. (2015). A new growth model for the Russian economy [Elektronische Ressource] / Alexey Kudrin and Evsey Gurvich. Helsinki: Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.444956530
  • O’Neill, J. (2011). The Growth Map : Economic Opportunity in the BRICs and Beyond. New York: Portfolio. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1126696
  • Reimagining India : unlocking the potential of Asia’s next superpower / Clay Chandler and Adil Zainulbhai, editors, McKinsey & Company. (2013). New York: Simon & Schuster. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.401508323
  • Schaefer, M. E. (2014). The formation of the BRICS and its implication for the United States : emerging together / Mark E. Schaefer and John G. Poffenbarger. New York/N. Y: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.443052409
  • Stephany Griffith-Jones. (2014). A Brics Development Bank: A Dream Coming True? UNCTAD Discussion Papers. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.p.unc.dispap.215
  • Towards a long-term strategy for BRICS [Elektronische Ressource] : a proposal by the BRICS Think Tanks Council / Renato Baumann (coord.). BRICS Think Tanks Council. (2015). Brasília: IPEA. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.468214488
  • World Bank Group. (2017). Russia Economic Report, May 2017 : From Recession to Recovery. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.AE616D13
  • World investment report 2016 [Elektronische Ressource] : investor nationality: policy challenges / prepared by a team led by James X. Zhan. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. (2016). Genf: UNCTAD. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.487800508
  • World Investment Report 2017 : investment and the digital economy / prepared by a team led by James X. Zhan ; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. (2017). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.510953174

Рекомендуемая дополнительная литература

  • Economic Policy and Social Affairs in the BRICS Helmut ReisenContents. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.56EE9D71
  • Wilson, D. (2003). Dreaming with BRICs : the path to 2050 / Dominic Wilson; Roopa Purushothaman. New York/N.Y: Goldman Sachs. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.38974462X