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ECON 417

Course Title

International Investment

Course Code

Econ 417

Prerequisite Course

Econ 312

Course Description

•          Debt Forms versus Equity Forms.

•          International Production (the Eclectic Paradigm of John Dunning)

•          Joint Ventures. License.

•          Franchising.

•          Merging and Acquisition.

•          Managerial Cooperation.

Course Level

7

Course Material

•          Markusen, James R.; 1995. “The Boundaries of Multinational Enterprises and the Theory of International Trade," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 9(2), pages 169-89, Spring.

Reading Recommendation

•          Dunning, John H.; 1973. "The Determinants of International Production," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 25(3), pages 289-336, November.

•          Bellak, C.; 2000. "The Investment Development Path of Austria," Department of Economics Working Papers wuwp075, Vienna University of Economics and B.A., Department of Economics.

•          Dunning, J. 1981. "Explaining the international direct investment position of countries: Towards a dynamic or developmental approach," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer, vol. 117(1), pages 30-64, March.

•          Markusen, James R. and A. Venables, 1998. "Multinational firms and the new trade theory," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(2), pages 183-203, December

Course Language

Arabic

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