Global Markets (GMA)

Schedule

Lectures
DatesRoomContentTeacher
Mon 20 Jan 2020
16:00-18:00
WALL

LECTURE 1
Purpose, overview of the course, theoretical perspectives with illustrations

 

Fang Tony
Fri 24 Jan 2020
14:00-16:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 2
Why nations fail or succeed? Geopolitics, institution, culture, innovation, and economic growth in the age of globalization

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012; Ch.1-6 and 13-15 intensively, and chapters 7-12; Bernanke (2011); Deutch (2018); Kobrin (2017); Fukuyama (2015); Sachs (2012).

  

Fang Tony
Mon 27 Jan 2020
15:00-17:00
WALL

LECTURE 3

Global markets: World trade and economic growth

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.1-10)
 

Grassman Rickard
Tue 28 Jan 2020
09:00-10:30
GRÖJER

LECTURE 4

The global trade system and direct investment: The EU and Swedish views

Suggested pre-reading: Alvstam & Lindberg (2019). Guest lecturer: Claes-Göran Alvstam

 

Fang Tony
Tue 28 Jan 2020
10:30-12:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 5

Business culture and behaviors in global markets

Suggested pre-reading: Fang (2005-2006; 2012); Hofstede & Bond (1988)

  

Fang Tony
Tue 28 Jan 2020
14:00-15:00
WALL

LECTURE 6

Swedish business, culture, and innovation

Suggested pre-reading: Birkinshaw (2002)
      

Fang Tony
Wed 5 Feb 2020
10:00-12:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 7  

Internationalization of the firm in a glocalized world

Suggested pre-reading: Fang, Tung, Berg & Nematshahi (2017); Levitt (1983); Meyer (2017).

 

Fang Tony
Mon 10 Feb 2020
10:00-12:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 8
Why cross-border businesses can fail?
Suggested pre-reading: Fang, Fridh, & Schultzberg (2004)

 

Fang Tony
Tue 11 Feb 2020
09:00-12:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 9 
Emerging markets as challenge and inspiration

Suggested pre-reading: Fang & Chimenson (2017); Fukuyama (2016); Hofstede & Bond (1988); Luo & Tung (2007); Shambaugh (2015); Zhang (2012).
 

Fang Tony
Fri 14 Feb 2020
13:00-16:00
GRÖJER

LECTURE 10
Global Markets: Towards a dynamic perspective

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.15); Eriksen (2007); Fang (2005-2006; 2012); Kobrin (2017), Meyer (2017), Sachs (2012).
  

Fang Tony

Seminars

OBS! Please observe that registration for seminar groups in Fastreg takes place between January 20th at 16.30 until January 24 th. Re-registered students need to contact coordinator, via email, for group registration.

DatesRoomGroupContentTeacher
Wed 29 Jan 2020
09:00-11:00
3:229 A 1 SEM 1 Fang Tony
Wed 12 Feb 2020
09:00-11:00
3:230B 1 SEM 2 Fang Tony
Wed 29 Jan 2020
12:00-14:00
3:229 A 2 SEM 1 Fang Tony
Wed 12 Feb 2020
12:00-14:00
3:230B 2

SEM 2

Fang Tony
Wed 29 Jan 2020
14:00-16:00
3:229 A 3

SEM 1

Fang Tony
Wed 12 Feb 2020
14:00-16:00
3:230B 3

SEM 2

Fang Tony
Thu 30 Jan 2020
09:00-11:00
3:231C 4

SEM 1

Fang Tony
Thu 13 Feb 2020
09:00-11:00
3:239F 4

SEM 2

Fang Tony
Thu 30 Jan 2020
12:00-14:00
3:231C 5 Sem 1 Fang Tony
Thu 13 Feb 2020
12:00-14:00
3:239F 5 Sem 2 Fang Tony



Written examination

Registration for the written examination Please observe the time for enrollment via Fastreg, not later than five working days in advance.


Location. Here you´ll find the place for examination, 1-2 days before the exam/re-take. 

DatesRoomGroupContentTeacher
Mon 17 Feb 2020
19:00-22:00

Written exam.

Tue 21 April 2020
17:00-20:00

Re-take.





Teaching Rooms
3:229 A 3:229 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
3:230B 3:230 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
3:231C 3:231 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
3:239F 3:239 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
GRÖJER Gröjersalen, 3:224, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
WALL Wallenbergsalen, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
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Course title:
Global Markets
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 1
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: Fe2631

Syllabus

Contact:


Course coordinator:
Ezra Alexander
Head of course:
Tony Fang
Examiner:
Tony Fang
Student services:
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