International Trade Theory & the Political Economy of International TradeInternational Trade Theory & the Political Economy of International Trade
International Trade Theory & the Political Economy of International Trade
Week topic: Week 03: International Trade Theory & the Political Economy of International TradeThe Article Review is to examine the content of a news or peer-reviewed journal article and relate the topic of the article to an area of international business that we are currently examining in the course. The purpose of these reviews is to make connections to the course content in a given week by personalizing the material into your work and/or personal or professional life. Asking you to find your own articles of interest instead of imposing certain articles on you serves to teach you how and where to find relevant and timely information on international business topics. You can expect to spend more time looking for an appropriate article than actually writing the article review. Sourcing quality information in today’s rapidly changing and globalizing world is a key skill that you should learn through the Article Review assignments.Each article:Should be relevant to that week’s topic.
Is to be found on your ownand can be derived from newspapers, popular journals, online resources, or opinion letters. Given the opportunity, you may choose to attend internationally relevant presentations in place of researching an article in a given week.
Remember that over the course of the seminar, two articles must be research-based– that is, from peer-reviewed journals in the fields of global business and international political economy. You may apply these to either your Internationalization Plan or to one of your country research reports. Eight article reviews must come from “high-brow, current events literature” – e.g., from a major world newspaper, a magazine like “The Atlantic” or the “Economist,” “The New Yorker,” and so forth.Your article reviews should be:In a business memo format.
No more than 2 single-spaced pages.
For your review:Focus on applying the content of the courseto the situation or problem presented in the article, presentation, or news clip you examine.
DO NOT focus merely on summarizing the article; summarization should only take a paragraph or two at most. Instead, concentrate on applying concepts and ideasfrom the class to the “real life” situation presented in the news or journal article you’re examining.
BooksHill, C. & Hult, T. Global Business Today (11th edition). (Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2019). Print ISBN: 9781260780611Kindleberger, C & Aliber, R. (2015). Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises. St. Martin’s Press (as Palgrave Macmillan): New York. Print ISBN: 9781137525758-International Trade Theory and International Trade Political Economy
International Trade Theory and International Trade Political Economy
Week 3's topic is International Trade Theory and International Political Economy.The purpose of the Article Review is to analyze the substance of a news or peer-reviewed journal article and tie the article's theme to a topic in international business that we are presently studying in class. The goal of these evaluations is to build connections to the course content in a particular week by personalizing the subject and incorporating it into your work, personal, and professional lives. Instead than forcing you to read particular articles, we want you to find your own. This teaches you how to obtain relevant and timely information on international business themes. You should anticipate spending more time hunting for a suitable article than actually writing the article review. In today's fast changing and globalizing world, sourcing quality information is a critical skill that you should learn through the Article Review tasks.Each article contains the following information:It should be related to the theme of the week.
Is self-sourced and can be found in newspapers, popular magazines, online resources, or opinion letters. You may choose to attend internationally relevant presentations instead of researching an article in a given week if you have the opportunity.
Remember that two articles must be research-based over the course of the seminar, i.e., from peer-reviewed publications in the domains of global business and international political economy. These can go into your Internationalization Plan or one of your country study papers. Eight article reviews must be from "high-brow, current events literature," such as a prominent international newspaper, a magazine such as "The Atlantic" or "The Economist," "The New Yorker," and so on.The following should be included in your article reviews:In the format of a business memo.
There should be no more than two single-spaced pages.
For your consideration:Concentrate on applying the course content to the issue or problem described in the article, presentation, or news clip you're looking at.
DO NOT just summarize the article; summary should take no more than a paragraph or two. Instead, focus on applying what you've learned in class to the "real-life" situation depicted in the news or journal item you're reading.
BooksC. Hill and T. Hult. Global Business Today (11th edition). McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2019. ISBN: 9781260780611 (print)C. Kindleberger and R. Aliber (2015). A History of Financial Crises: Manias, Panics, and Crashes New York: St. Martin's Press (as Palgrave Macmillan). ISBN-13: 9781137525758