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Global Economy

Introduction

The purpose of the course:
The course is an introduction to the key supranational and intergovernmental organizations that regulate international economic activity, with particular emphasis on the historical background, structure and function of the WTO and the EU. Special attention is devoted to the sustainability challenge and regimes of relevance to marketing and consumer issues, as well as how the international civil society is strengthened as a key player in forming public opinion.

Course content

  • Global political economy - theory and framework
  • Globalisation
  • International regimes for trade and cooperation (including WTO, IMF, WB, EU, EEA)
  • The international monetary and financial system
  • Economic development
  • The global environmental challenge

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