UE Code : IM2-MI-EDI Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

Second year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :


Studies organization

Credits :


Semester :


Total Hours :

130.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

- To become proficient in using instruments which make it possible to measure and analyze various international flows
- To gain an understanding of geographic entities, the flow of goods and different factors
- The main International Business Institutions – Is international business a source of development ?
- To learn the keys to understanding analysis grids for global policy issues
- To identify the theoretical determinants of international trade
- To identity the sources of instability generated by free trade
- International business law applicable to agricultural and food products / law of the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Contents :

Empirical Framework: Methods and description of various flows and flow dynamics of goods and services and capital (Foreign Direct Investment - FDI)
Theoretical Framework: Approaches include traditional, fact-based, new international economy.
Legal Framework: Changes in business policies
Is globalization to blame?

Prerequisites :

Undergraduate courses on microeconomics and macroeconomics

Teaching methods :

- Lectures (CM), Seminars (TD)
- Presentations on methods : Oral Reports, debates

Mohamed GHALI
Julia Butault
Camille Baulant
Karine Latouche (INRA)
Charlotte Emlinger (CEPII)

Assessment :

Written exam + market study on agricultural raw materials

Bibliography :

2nd year of Master of Science in Engineering

Students will choose only one of these topics according to their major initially chosen.
The end thesis internship is compulsory only for degree-seeker students (including students attending a bi-degree).