[ 971IMM2MFGK22 ] KS The Multinational Firm in the Global Economy

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Karin Mayr-Dorn 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Economics (Economic Policy Analysis) 2022W
Objectives The goal of this course is to gain a basic understanding of the theory on multinational firms and foreign direct investment (FDI) and to become familiar with the main empirical findings on multinational firms and FDI. After the course you should be able to explain the main concepts and theories and empirical findings from the literature and apply them to current problems.
Subject Horizontal and vertical foreign direct investment. Internationalization versus outsourcing (‘boundaries of the firm’).
Criteria for evaluation Exam and homework exercises
Methods Microeconomics
Language English
Study material Barba Navaretti, Giorgio and Anthony J. Venables (2006), Multinational Firms in the World Economy, Princeton University Press.
Changing subject? No
Further information Äquivalente Lehrveranstaltungen: 977BAECMFGK10: KS The Multinational Firm in the Global Economy (4 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 100
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority