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Tantárgy adatlap

Foundations of Political Economy

Tantárgy adatlap letöltése: Letöltés

A tantárgy kódja: KOZNXV4MI10
A tantárgy megnevezése (magyarul): Foundations of Political Economy
A tantárgy neve (angolul): Foundations of Political Economy
A tanóra száma (Előadás + szeminárium + gyakorlat + egyéb): 2+2
Kreditérték: 6
A tantárgy meghirdetésének gyakorisága: minden félévben
Az oktatás nyelve: angol
Előtanulmányi kötelezettségek: -
A tantárgy típusa: 
Tantárgyfelelős tanszék: Mikroökonómia Tanszék
A tantárgyfelelős neve: Sárvári Balázs

A tantárgy szakmai tartalma: Our goal is to apply basic micro- and macroeconomic tools to current economic policy issues comprised of: the connection between politics and economy, the division of labor, money, production, consumption, the firm, collective efficiency, and the practice of moral and cultural values in economy. The course presents the scientific debate on these topics and involves the students by several forms of group and individual activity.

These topics are currently in the focus point of the economic and business analysis. After the unipolar hegemony the evolution of the new world order underlines the need for deeper understanding of such terms as growth vs development; survivability vs sustainability; harmony among consumption and production; the role of culture and religions in the economic trends.

Évközi tanulmányi követelmények: 

Vizsgakövetelmény: There is no exam in the exam period – students get their mark based on their work during the semester. Grades are earned by the students based on their class attendance, class participation, their presentations and their research reports and related activities.

Az értékelés módszere: 

Tananyag leírása: The goal of this course is to describe the above mentioned questions and possible answers. For that purpose our aim is to build the semester on group works followed by common critical analysis. In that way students may form their own opinions efficiently and improve their presentation skills. However the most important advantage of this method is to motivate each and every students to shape his/her own statements regarding the current trends based on the new and classic literature. Beside the compulsory readings we will study several articles, speeches of leading scientists and politicians.

We offer that course to everybody who would like to deepen the existing knowledge and would like to adapt it to concrete cases and to those who are not economists (or not yet) but are interested in this way of thinking.

We focus on current debates relating to the global political economy and the place and role of the state in the evolution of the global economy. We concentrate on the following topics: transformations in the international division of labor; evolution of institutional structures. This course examines the past, present and future of International Political Economics.

Órarendi beosztás: 

Kompetencia leírása: 

Félévközi ellenőrzések: 1. Presentations – Topics will be given continuously at the end of the seminars; presentations should be sent to the lecturer 3 days before the next class. One presentation should not be longer than 30 mins. Points will be given on the seminar based on the quality of the presentation.

2. Simulations – At every round of simulations every participant will gain points:
• 15 pts for being a leading actor,
• 8 pts for being a cooperative actor;
• 3 pts for being a rather passive one.
Grading: E.g. If there will be 8 simulations during the semester and one student will show 3 times high performance, 3 times medium, and 2 times low performance the final result will be: (3*15+3*8+2*3) / (8*15) = 62,5%
Grades will be given by the final percentage following the standards below:

% Grade
85- 5
71-84 4
61-70 3
51-60 2
-50 1

3. Research - The students set up a personal research plan according to offered topics. There are groups sharing the same field of research but everybody has to choose an own research question. The related activities and deadlines are listed in the table above. The expected length of the research paper is 10 pages without reference list, appendix and supplementary charts and tables. All papers should follow the rules used by the journal Society and Economy.

A hallgató egyéni munkával megoldandó feladatai: 

Szak neve: 

Kötelező irodalom:

  • • Brzeziński, Zbigniew (2012): Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power. New York: Basic Books
  • • Kissinger, Henry (2015): World Order. New York: Penguin Books
  • • Kissinger, Henry (2011): On China. New York: Penguin Books
  • • Sedláček, Tomáš (2011): Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest for Economic Meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall. New York: Oxford University Press

Ajánlott irodalom:

  • • Acemoğlu, Daron: Introduction to Modern Economic Growth. Princeton: Princeton University Press
  • • Mingst, Karen A. – Arreguín-Toft, Ivan M. (2013): Essentials of International Relations. New York: W. W. Norton & Company
Ajánlott irodalmak:
Kötelező irodalmak:

A tantárgy oktatói:

Sárvári Balázs, Duranková Katarína, Dr. Trautmann László

Utolsó módosítás: 2018-10-25 13:22:37


Kurzus kódTipusFélévOktatói
EElmélet2018/19/2Sárvári Balázs
GGyakorlat2018/19/2Sárvári Balázs, Duranková Katarína
G1Gyakorlat2018/19/2Duranková Katarína
E1Elmélet2018/19/2Sárvári Balázs
G2Gyakorlat2018/19/2Sárvári Balázs, Dr. Trautmann László

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