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World Economy: Changes after the Great Recession

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course aims to make graduate students familiar with the major concepts, factual materials and debates in global transformational processes since the last quarter of the 20th century. The course is aimed to develop the students’ comprehension of the complexity of the global socio-economic transformations for roughly four decades. On the one hand, in this period of history we observe a great success of development policies and technological changes. On the other hand, crisis and commodity price fluctuations, Great Moderation and Great Recession were in the center of events. This course’s focus is also on the comparison of three main types of economic systems: Anglo-Saxon, Continental and Asian by now. The course covers many issues to compare legal systems, corporate governance, financial market, energetic systems, human capital, inequality, social policies, etc. Special attention is paid to corruption and organized crime
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To make graduate students familiar with the major concepts, factual materials and debates in global transformational processes since the last quarter of the 20th century.
  • To develop the students’ comprehension of the complexity of the global market, socio-economic complexities of transformation for roughly four decades.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Able to learn, to acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • can assess and revise the experience, to cogitate professional and social activity
  • can work with the information: to find, assess and use the necessary information from different sources
  • The student is able to assess and revise the experience, to cogitate professional and social activity
  • The student is able to learn, to acquire new knowledge and skills
  • The student is able to learn, to acquire new knowledge and skills.
  • The student is able to work with the information: to find, assess and use the necessary information from different sources
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Global context: historical, economic and legal perspectives
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Russian economic system
  • Industries and markets of the global economy
  • Countries and country groups: crucial development features
  • Social and political controversies in the global economy
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Presence and participation in discussions
  • non-blocking Essay and presentation
  • non-blocking Final exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.3 * Final exam + 0.4 * Essay and presentation + 0.3 * Presence and participation in discussions
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Grossmann, V. (2005). Helpman, E.: The Mystery of Economic Growth. Journal of Economics, 85(3), 297–300. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00712-005-0116-z
  • Таранов Петр Владимирович, Попова Лариса Хачатуровна, & Куликова Ирина Викторовна. (2019). Мировая Экономика И Особенности Ее Глобализации. Государственное и Муниципальное Управление, (1), 146. https://doi.org/10.22394/2079-1690-2019-1-1-146-150