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Globalization and Multinational Firms


Aims of the course

- familiarize the students with the functioning of multinational firms, their specifics and their impact on competitors and host-country characteristics;
- comprehend the rigorous mathematical models of multinational firms in the context of trade models;
- analyze the role multinational firms play in the age of globalization.

Course syllabus

1. Globalisation its manifestations and its consequences;
2. International trade and/or international production (substitutes or complements)
3. multinational firms
4. evolution of the multinational firm
5. theoretical models of multinational firms
6. empirical research regarding the multinational firm and its impact on the business environment
7. analysis of the operation of Slovene multinational firms

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Wednesday at 13:00 in RZ-207
  • Office Hours
  • Thursday at 11:00 in R-306
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