Geoeconomics and Power Politics
Course code
RIR7039.YK
old course code
RIR7039
Course title in Estonian
Geoökonoomika ja jõupoliitika
Course title in English
Geoeconomics and Power Politics
ECTS credits
4.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To understand the economic underpinnings of global interstate conflict.
Brief description of the course
The course covers topics ranging from global flows to geoeconomy and geopolitics. It charts the development of the interdependent system in different regional and global context.
Learning outcomes in the course
Students will understand and be able to explain the economics of state-based global conflict. Students will also develop presentation and writing skills, and advance critical reading skills as pertaining to popular media
Assessment methods
Oral Presentation (Group): 30% Final Paper: 60% Participation/Optional Quiz: 10%
Teacher
Study literature
“Geoeconomics” by Klaus Solberg Søilen, 2012, ISBN 978-87-403-0128-1
“Global Economic Disparity: A Dynamic Force in Geoeconomic Competition of Superpowers” by Jae Wan Chung, 2015, ISBN 978-0739193570

Editor’s Picks, The Economist, weekly


Luttwak EN (1990) From geopolitics to geo-economics: logic of conflict, grammar of commerce, The National Interest 20:17-24

Youngs, R (2011) Geo-economic futures, in Ana Martiningui and Richard Youngs (eds.), Challenges for European Foreign Policy in 2012: What Kind of Geo-Economic Europe?. Madrid: FRIDE

Replacement literature
Geo-economics: reality & science
Babić, Blagoje S
ISSN: 18203159

Others as assigned