Global Markets (GMA)

Schedule

Lectures
DatesRoomContentTeacher
Mon 21 Jan 2019
10:00-12:00
WALL

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

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.1-4, Ch.15); Eriksen (2007); Fang (2005-2006); Hessler (2017); Meyer (2017); The Economist (2014).

Fang Tony
Thu 24 Jan 2019
10:00-12:00
WALL

LECTURE 2
Why nations fail or succeed?

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012; Ch.1-6 and 13-15 intensively, and chapters 7-12; Pomeranz & Topik (2013; 1.1-1.4).

Guest lecturer: Fredrik Uggla

Mon 28 Jan 2019
11:00-13:00
WALL

LECTURE 3
Global economic and political trends

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.11-14); Bernanke (2011); Deutch (2018).

Guest lecturer: Sven Hegelund

Tue 29 Jan 2019
09:00-10:30
WALL

LECTURE 4
Political institution, culture, innovation, and economic growth in the age of globalization

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, pp. 56-63 and Ch.10-14); Eriksen (2007); Fang (2005-2006; 2012); Fukuyama (2015); Hofstede & Bond (1988); Leeson (2011); The Economist (2014).

Fang Tony
Tue 29 Jan 2019
10:30-12:00
WALL

LECTURE 5

The global trade system and direct investment

Suggested pre-reading: Alvstam & Lindberg (2019); Bernanke (2011); Deutch (2018); Kobrin (2017); Meyer (2017).

Guest lecturer: Claes-Göran Alvstam

Tue 29 Jan 2019
13:00-14:00
WALL

LECTURE 6

World trade and economic growth

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.1-10); Pomeranz & Topik (2013; 1.1-1.4).

Grassman Rickard
Tue 5 Feb 2019
11:00-13:00
WALL

LECTURE 7  

Internationalization and expansion of the firm in global markets

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Chapter 10-12); Birkinshaw (2002); Fang & Chimenson (2017); Fang, Fridh & Schultzberg (2004); Fang, Tung, Berg & Nematshahi (2017); Levitt (1983); Luo & Tung (2007).

Fang Tony
Mon 11 Feb 2019
10:00-12:00
WALL

LECTURE 8
Companies in a global economy: A network approach 

Suggested pre-reading: (updated 190114)

Acemoglu & Robinson (2012, Ch.13-15); Birkinshaw (2002); Fang & Chimenson (2017); Korbrin (2017); Mello & Spektor (2016); Meyer (2017).

Guest lecturer: León Poblete

Tue 12 Feb 2019
13:00-16:00
WALL

LECTURE 9
China as challenge and inspiration

Suggested pre-reading: Acemoglu & Robinson (2012; pp. 420-427); Fukuyama (2016); Shambaugh (2015); Zhang (2012).

Fang Tony
Fri 15 Feb 2019
09:00-12:00
WALL

LECTURE 10
Towards a dynamic perspective

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

Fang Tony

Seminars

OBS! Please observe that registration for seminar groups in Fastreg takes place between February 21th at 12.00 until Jan 24 th. Re-registered students need to contact coordinator, via email, for group registration.

DatesRoomGroupContentTeacher
Wed 30 Jan 2019
09:00-11:00
3:229 A 1 SEM 1 Fang Tony
Wed 13 Feb 2019
09:00-11:00
3:229 A 1 SEM 2 Fang Tony
Wed 30 Jan 2019
12:00-14:00
3:229 A 2 SEM 1 Fang Tony
Wed 13 Feb 2019
12:00-14:00
3:229 A 2

SEM 2

Fang Tony
Wed 30 Jan 2019
14:00-16:00
3:229 A 3

SEM 1

Fang Tony
Wed 13 Feb 2019
14:00-16:00
3:229 A 3

SEM 2

Fang Tony
Thu 31 Jan 2019
13:00-15:00
3:229 A 4

SEM 1

Fang Tony
Thu 14 Feb 2019
09:00-11:00
3:240G 4

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
Tue 19 Feb 2019
09:00-12:00

Written exam.

Thu 25 April 2019
17:00-20:00

Re-take.





Teaching Rooms
3:229 A 3:229 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
3:240G 3:240 seminarierum, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
WALL Wallenbergsalen, hus 3 Kräftriket, Roslagsv 101
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Course title:
Global Markets
Semester: Spring term 2019
Study period: 1
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: Fe2631

Syllabus

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Course coordinator:
Lotta Sondell
Head of course:
Tony Fang
Examiner:
Tony Fang
Student services:
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