5356 - THE ECONOMICS OF GLOBALIZATION (CEU)
Course taught in English
Insegnamento riservato agli studenti CEU
Go to class group/s: 31
The main aim of the course is to help understand the main features of the current wave of globalization. The first part of the course analyzes the theory and empirics of economic growth and the impact of globalization, and of national and international institutions, on economic development. The second part illustrates some new issues raised by globalization and the theories recently developed to address them.
- Understanding Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence
- Absolute versus Conditional Income Convergence
- Globalization and Economic Development
- Global Institutions, Foreign Donors and Anti-Poverty Policies
- Human Capital and Global Health
- Growing Interdependence: Stylized Facts
- Main Sources of Global Trade and Gains from Trade
- China and India's Embrace of Globalization
- Exporting Firms versus Multinational Firms
- Institutions, Culture and International Specialization
- Globalization, Insecurity and the Welfare State
Written (no partial exam)
There is not a textbook for this course (only journal articles).
The detailed reading list will be available at the beginning of the course.