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Dynamics of Growth: the Emerging Economies (2 º Sem 2016/2017)

Code: 02074
Acronym: 02074
Level: 2nd Cycle
Basic: No
Teaching Language(s): English
Friendly languages:
Be English-friendly or any other language-friendly means that UC is taught in a language but can either of the following conditions:
1. There are support materials in English / other language;
2. There are exercises, tests and exams in English / other language;
3. There is a possibility to present written or oral work in English / other language.
1 6.0 0.0 h/sem 20.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 1.0 h/sem 21.0 h/sem 129.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 150.0 h/sem
Since year 2014/2015
Pre-requisites
Objectives
Program 1. The formation and the concept of the emerging economies within the dynamics of the international economy
2. The comparison between the emerging economies phenomena with the process of growth in japan and the asian dragons in the eighties
3. Case studies
3.1. China
3.2. India
3.3. Brazil
3.4. Russia
3.5. South Africa
4. The debate on emerging economies as future locomotives of growth: a next generation of emerging economies versus the return of the ?traditional? developed economies?
Evaluation Method Evaluation reinforces this metodology through the ellaboration and defense of one collective (group) essay on a case study (30%) and on one individual assessment on the dynamics and processes of the formation and development of the emerging economies (70%)
Teaching Method Teaching methodologies focus not only on conference but also participating classes aiming to develop the understanding and the critical abilities of the students.
Observations
Basic Bibliographic KIM, Eun Mee & others (1998): The four asian tigers: economic development and global political economy, emerald group publishing limited, Bingley
O?NEILL, Jim (2011): The growth map: economic opportunity in the brics and beyond, penguin books, London
PERKIS, Dwight h. (2013): East asian development: foundations and strategies, president and fellows of the Harvard College, USA
RIST, Gilbert (2010): The history of development: from western origins to global faith, (3rd ed.) Zed Books, London
SHARMA, Ruchir (2012): Breakout nations: in pursuit of the next economic miracles, w.w. norton & company, inc., New York
STRATFOR (2012): Emerging economies: The geopolitics of the brics nations, stratfor, austin
TODARO, Michael p. & smith, stephen c. (2011): Economic development, (11th ed.), Addison-wesley, harlow
WILLIS, Kate (2011): Theories and practices of development, (2nd ed.), Routledge, London
economic reports (unctad, wb, adb, oecd, undp)
Complementar Bibliographic