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POLKVA22 European/Eurasian Political Economy: Prospects for Long-term Sustainability? 5–10 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
School of Management

General description

The course consists of student seminar part (presentation and discussion of course readings, 28.2. and 6.3., 3 ECTS); and a public-private seminar part. In the first part of the public-private seminar public and private actors present and scholars act as discussants (7.3), and in the second part scholars present while public and private actors act as discussants in order to create genuine public-private-academic dialogue (8.3.). Students attend the public-private seminar and prepare a learning diary (2 ECTS), as well as an independent essay (5 ECTS, by the end of the IV period). The aim is to understand the need for and conditions of a dialogue between policy makers (public actors which regulate economic policy), companies and their unions (private actors) and scholars (who assess and envision economic policies), to better understand the politics of European/Eurasian economy and its prospects of long-term sustainability at the face of state debt, slow growth vis-à-vis the BRIC and shrinking share of world GDP in Europe of which several states in wider Eurasia are dependent in terms of markets and investment. For this end the course develops up-to-date theoretical and methodological tools in international political economy.

Enrolment for University Studies

by 15.2 pami.aalto@uta.fi

Teachers

Pami Aalto, Teacher responsible
pami.aalto[├Ąt]uta.fi
and visiting lecturers, Teacher responsible

Teaching

28-Feb-2013 – 8-Mar-2013
Seminar 16 hours
Thu 28-Feb-2013 at 14-16, Pinni A3111
Wed 6-Mar-2013 at 14-18, Pinni A3111
Thu 7-Mar-2013 at 9-16, Pinni A, Paavo Koli -sali
Fri 8-Mar-2013 at 9-16, Pinni A, Paavo Koli -sali

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

To be announced upon registration to the course.