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Syllabus/achievement requirements


Oatley, T. (2012), International Political Economy (Fifth Ed/International Ed). Longman: Boston. Chapters 5-7 and 10-16. 237 p.

Articles (downloadable)

The articles are available in E-journals that you will find by searching in the base of the University of Oslo Library

Abdelal, Rawi, and Sophie Meunier (2007). France and the Paradox of Managed Globalization. Working Paper. Link 29 p.

Acemoglu, D., S. Johnson and J. A. Robinson,( 2001). "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation," American Economic Review, 91(5): 1369-1401. 33p.

Blonigen, B. A. (2005) "A Review of the Empirical Literature on FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Determinants", Atlantic Economic Journal, 33 (4): 383 – 403. 21p.

Feenstra, Robert C. (1998) “Integration and Trade and Disintegration of Production in the Global Economy”, Journal of Economic Perspectives 12 (4), pp. 31-50, 20 p. Link

Goldthau, Andreas (2012a). "A Public Policy Perspective on Global Energy Security". International Studies Perspectives, 13: 65–84. 20 p.

Gritsch, Maria (2005) ”The nation-state and economic globalization: soft geo-politics and increased state autonomy?” Review of International Political Economy, 12:1, February: 1-25, 25 p. Link

Helleiner, E. (2011), "Understanding the 2007-2008 Global Financial Crisis", in Annual Review of Political Science, 14: 67-87. 21p.

Hospers, G.-J. (2005), "Joseph Schumpeter and His Legacy in Innovation Studies", in Knowledge, Technology & Policy, 18 (3): 20-37. 18p.

Klare, M. (2012). "A tough-oil world", Asia Times, March 15. 2p. Link

Knutsen, C. H., A.Rygh and H. Hveem (2011). "Does State Ownership Matter? Institutions' Effect on Foreign Direct Investment Revisited". Business and Politics 13(1). 21p.

Li, Q. (2009) "Democracy, Autocracy, and the Expropriation of Foreign Direct Investment", Comparative Political Studies, 42 (8): 1098 – 1127. 30 p.

Moe, E. (2010), "Energy, industry and politics", in Energy, 35: 1730-1740. 11p.

Mosley, L. and S. Uno (2007). "Globalization and Collective Labor Rights", Comparative Political Studies, 40: 923-948. 26p.

North, D.C. (1992), "Transaction costs, institutions, and economic performance". International Center for Economic Growth, San Francisco, Occasional papers, no30. Link , 28p.

Olson, M. (1996), "Big bills left on the sidewalk", Journal of Economic Perspectives, 10(2): 3-24. 22p

Reinhart, C and K. Rogoff (2008) "Is the 2007 US Sub-prime Financial Crisis So Different? An International Historical Comparison". American Economic Review 98 (2): 339-344. 5p.

Rugman, Alan and Chang H. Oh (2008) “Friedman’s Follies: Insights on the Globalization/Regionalization Debate”, Business and Politics 10(2): 1-14. 14 p.

Ruggie, John G. (2004) “Reconstituting the Global Public Domain - Issues, Actors, and Practices”, European Journal of International Relations, vol. 10 (4): 499-531, 32 pp. Link

Smith, James L. (2009). "World Oil: Market or Mayhem?" Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23(3): 145-164. 19 p.

Turner, Adair et al. (2011). "The oil trading markets, 2003–10: analysis of market behaviour and possible policy responses". Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 27(1): 33–67. 34 p.

UNCTAD (2007) World Investment Report. Geneva: UN; chapter VI, 30 p.

UNCTAD (2012) World Investment Report. Geneva: UN; pages 76-93, 18 p.

Vernon, Raymond (1966) “International Investments and International Trade in the Product Cycle”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 80 (2): 190-207, 17 pp. Link

Book chapters

Literature marked with a C are to be found in an article compilation which can be bought from Kopiutsalget at Akademika bookstore at Blindern campus.

Adelman, Morris A. (1995). "Economics of Oil Supply". Chapter 2 in Morris A. Adelman, The Genie out of the Bottle - World Oil since 1970, pp. 11-34. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press. 23 p. C

Claes, Dag Harald (forthcoming 2013). "Cooperation and conflict in oil and gas markets". In Andreas Goldthau (ed.), Wiley's Handbook of Global Energy Policy. Chicester: John Wiley and Sons. 18p. Fronter

Gamble, A. (2009), The Spectre of the Feast. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, pp. 36-64, 29p. C

Hymer, S. (1971) “The Multinational Corporation and the Law of Uneven Development", in J. W. Bhagwati (ed.) Economics and World Order. New York, World Law Fund 28 p. C

Keohane, R. O. and J. N. Nye (2000) “Introduction”, in J.N. Nye and J.D. Donahue (eds.) Governance in a Globalizing World. Washington, DC.: Brookings Institution Press, pp. 1 - 39. 39p. C

Lall, S. (2005) “Rethinking Industrial Strategy: The Role of the State in the Face of Globalization”, in Kevin P. Callagher (ed.) Putting Development First. London: Zed Books, pp. 33 - 68. 35 p. C

Mokyr, J. (2000), "Innovation and its Enemies", in M. Olson og S. Käkhönen (eds.) A Not-So-Dismal Science, Oxford UP: Oxford, pp. 61-91, 31p. C

Rogowski, R. (1989) Commerce and Coalitions. How Trade Affects Domestic Political Alignments. Princeton, Princeton University Press, chapters 1 and 7. 21 p. C

Strange, S.(1988) States and Markets. London: Pinter, ch. 2. 20 p. C

Tooze, A. (2008), "The economic history of the Nazi regime", in J. Caplan (red) Nazi Germany, Oxford UP: Oxford, pp- 168-195. 28p. C

Williamson, O. E. (1985) “Vertical Integration: Theory and Policy”, (chapter 4) in Oliver E. Williamson, The Economic Institutions of Capitalism. New York: The Free Press, pp. 85-102. 17 p. C

Van Tulder, R. (2011) “Crisis… What crisis? (revisited): Exploring multinational enterprises’ responsiveness to the financial crisis”, chapter 14 (pp. 247-271) in D.H. Claes and C.H. Knutsen (eds). Governing the Global Economy: Politics, Institutions and Economic Development. London: Routledge. 25p. C

Total number of pages on reading list is 1093 (further specifications on contributions from this list that may be read cursorily will be made on Fronter/in class).

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