Contemporary Tendencies in the World Economy
Irena Kikerkova, PhD
Katerina Toshevska-Trpchevska, PhD
|Course objectives (competences):|
After completing the course, the students should be able to:
Contemporary outlook of the international market; (dis-) balance of the distribution of economic power of the global players in the world economy; the changing positioning of developing and transition countries in the global economy; world economic interdependence – global trends, pros and cons of globalization – characteristics, reasons, consequences; effects of the globalization process on the national autonomy; greater convergence or greater divergence through globalization; regionalism vs globalization; old and new regionalism – theoretical aspects and perspectives; EU and globalization, national autonomy and competitiveness of the economies vs economic integration.