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Anno Accademico 2015/2016
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 097374 - INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AND EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS
Docente Tajoli Lucia
Cfu 5.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare

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Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (479) MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA GESTIONALE*AZZZZ097374 - INTERNATIONAL MARKETS AND EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

International Markets and European Institutions 2015-2016
(Lucia Tajoli, lucia.tajoli@polimi.it )

 The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the way in which international markets are organized and work, with special reference to the European Union case.

At the end of the course, students should be able to understand how the process of international and European economic integration has taken place, how it affects the economic choices of firms and consumers and how policy decisions are made within the EU.

Syllabus

  1. Introduction to international markets and the role of international institutions.
    1. Market failures and externalities in international markets.
    2. The role of institutions as public goods.
    3. International policies.
  2. Macroeconomic analysis of the interdependencies between countries
    1. Balance of payments and international transmission of policies and shocks
    2. Economic growth , development and market imperfections
    3. The role of the IMF and World Bank
  3. Microeconomic analysis of the interdependencies between countries and the effects of trade liberalization and market integration
    1. Problems with market access and risks in foreign markets
    2. Effects of international openness and the elimination of barriers to markets
    3. Economic policies of integration and protectionism in manufacturing and services
  4. The role of the WTO and multilateral agreements between countries
    1. Multilateral agreements on international trade
    2. Current functions of the WTO: trade integration, international rules on market access and intellectual property protection.
    3. The ongoing negotiations within the WTO
  5. The basics of the EU integration process
    1. Short history of the EU
    2. From the custom union to the single market
    3. The enlargements and their implications
    4. EU actors: the community institutions and the national powers
  6. Why integrating? Economics of preferential liberalization and regional integration
    1. Forms of preferential liberalization
    2. Costs and benefits of preferential agreements between countries: static and dynamic effects of preferential liberalization
  7. The European Union integration: rules and policies of the Single Market
    1. The main EU policies for the creation and functioning of the Single Market
    2. EU enlargements and regional policies
  8. The European Union monetary integration
    1. The rational of the creation of the single currency
    2. Monetary integration and the Eurozone fiscal and monetary policies
    3. The current crisis and the future of the EU

 

References

Main reference: R. Baldwin and C. Wyplosz, The economics of the European Union, fourth edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Additional suggested references:

                                                               ·                          WTO, World Trade Report 2011, The WTO and preferential trade agreements: from co-existence to coherence.

                                                               ·                          R.M. Stern, Globalization and international trade policies, World Scientific, 2009.

 

Additional references and materials will be added during the course and when possible posted on the course website on Beep.

 

Final evaluation

The final evaluation will be in two parts:

a)     there will be a final written test on the topics covered in class, which will count 60% of the final grade.

b)     the remaining 40% of the grade will be given on a presentation to be done in class toward the end of the course (in January 2016) on one of the topics of the course, agreed with the instructor.

Non-attending students will be required to prepare a written essay to replace the class presentation. The essay must be turned in before taking the final test.


Note Sulla Modalità di valutazione

Final evaluation

The final evaluation will be in two parts:

a)     there will be a final written test on the topics covered in class, which will count 60% of the final grade.

b)     the remaining 40% of the grade will be given on a presentation to be done in class toward the end of the course (in January 2016) on one of the topics of the course, agreed with the instructor.

Non-attending students will be required to prepare a written essay to replace the class presentation. The essay must be turned in before taking the final test.


Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica obbligatoriaR. Baldwin and C. Wyplosz,, The economics of the European Union, fourth edition, Editore: McGraw-Hill, Anno edizione: 2012

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