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Business, Government and International Economy


Course Description

This highly practical and interactive course examines the trends affecting domestic and cross-border State-business relations, utilizing specific cases to explain key concepts. This course explores countries’ national differences in their political and economic systems and what this means for firms, contending theories of competitiveness, patterns of production in the global economy, market entry strategy, international business ethics, and culture and global financial regulation.   The course will be taught through a variety of methods, including lectures, in-class discussions and debates, case studies and multimedia presentations. This course is highly interactive and students are strongly encouraged to complete the assigned readings and to keep abreast with local, regional and international business news.