ECON204 International Political Economy

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ECON204 International Political Economy 3 0 6 Tue: 11:00–12:50; Thu: 10:00–10:50
Prerequisite ECON112 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Aliaksandr Novikau Office Hours / Room / Phone
Tuesday:
14:00-17:00
Wednesday:
16:00-18:00
B F1.31 - 033 957 412
E-mail anovikau@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives This course examines the interplay between economics and politics, recognizing that not just national governments play a significant role in economy, but also foreign governments and international institutions, both intergovernmental and nongovernmental. This course analyzes how production, distribution, and consumption of scarce resources flows across national borders. It also examines the impact of globalization on national economies and the international economic system.
Textbook Oatley, T. H. (2019). International Political Economy (Sixth edition). New York, NY: Routledge.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of how domestic and international politics influence the economic relations between states and vice versa.
  2. Explain the contemporary international trade and monetary systems.
  3. Describe the role of different actors in global economy.
Teaching Methods Lectures, class discussions, term project.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Registration week
Week 2 What is International Political Economy? Ch. 1
Week 3 The WTO and the world trade system Ch. 2
Week 4 The political economy of international trade cooperation Ch. 3
Week 5 Trade politics: A society-centered approach Ch. 4
Week 6 Trade politics: A state-centered approach Ch. 5
Week 7 Midterm exam
Week 8 Industrialization Ch. 6-7
Week 9 Multinational corporations Ch. 8–9
Week 10 International monetary system Ch. 10–11
Week 11 Monetary and exchange-rate policies 1 Ch. 12
Week 12 Monetary and exchange-rate policies 2 Ch. 13
Week 13 Developing countries and international finance Ch. 14–15
Week 14 Globalization Ch. 16
Week 15 Student presentations. Conclusion None
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quiz 1 15 1,2,3
Midterm Exam 1 25 1,2,3
Term Project 1 20 1,2,3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Quiz Study 8 1 8
Home Study 4 14 56 Midterm Exam Study 12 1 12
Term Project 8 2 16 Final Exam Study 16 1 16
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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