Brazil in the New Global Economy

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Brazil in the New Global Economy

  • Host University

    Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

  • Location

    Florianópolis, Brazil

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Affairs, International Economics, International Relations, International Studies, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    5
  • Overview

    1. Course Content:
    The course introduces the main debates about the "new" global economy and their implications for practice and policy. Students will Analyze the globalization process in order to understand their implications in the multiple aspects of socio-economical and contemporary political life and their repercussions on the corporations and States.

    2. Course Objectives
    Identify economic trends and draw scenarios in the international economics and international business.

    Describe the main economic blocs and areas of economic integration, studying their implications and the rising of the "geo-economical World".

    Explain why it is important to understand today's global economy.

    3. Specific Objectives and Content

    3.1 The political and economical drivers of the globalization process

    3.2 International Trade and Globalization

    3.3 Protectionism versus Liberalization of foreign trade

    3.4 Relations between Globalization and economic development

    3.5 Globalization in the emergent Countries: the "Brazilian case"

    3.6 The regional International economic integration, Globalization and International trade

    4. Grading Practical works and test lists approved with final grade higher than 7 points (maximum 10 points).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations