International Political and Economical Integration and International organizations in Modern Asia
Котляров Иван Дмитриевич
- To get students acquainted with the history and modern trends of integration in Asia at different levels and in different fields (political, economical, financial, military, cultural, humanitarian).
- Students have knowledge of current trends of integration in Asia.
- Students have theoretical basics on political integration.
- Students have theoretical basics on economical integration.
- Students have knowledge of specificity of political and economical integration in modern Asia.
- Students have ability to use information about integration in Asia for advising activities in business and politics.
- Topic 1. Integration in Asia: general overviewTypes of integration that exist or had existed in Asia. History of integration in Asia. Integration and disintegration: two sides of the same coin. Factors that support or hinder integration in Asia. Potential centers of integration.
- Topic 2. Political integrationTypes of political integration. Advantages and disadvantages of political integration for member countries. Evolution of political integration: from united countries to loose alliances.
- Topic 3. Monetary unions in Asia and AfricaNature of a monetary union. Types of monetary unions. Advantages and disadvantages of monetary unions for member countries. Monetary unions: colonial past. New projects of monetary integration. China: one country, two currencies.
- Topic 4. Economic integrationFree trade zones. Common projects.
- Topic 5. China and integration projectsPolitical integration. One way, one belt. China beyond Asia.
- Topic 6. International organizationsRegional and superregional organizations. Political organizations. Economic organizations. Military organizations.
- Interim assessment (4 module)0.4 * Final test + 0.24 * Home assignment + 0.36 * Seminar activity
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- Park, Y. C., & Wyplosz, C. (2010). Monetary and Financial Integration in East Asia: The Relevance of European Experience. Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.b.oxp.obooks.9780199587124
- Arner, D. W., Hu, W., & Buckley, R. P. (2011). East Asian Economic Integration : Law, Trade and Finance. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=387814
- Batra, A. (2012). Regional Economic Integration in South Asia : Trapped in Conflict? Hoboken: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=513586