Courses Bachelor Display 2019-2020

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Course title Economic Study Trip
Course code EBS2024
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
6 15-6-2020 26-6-2020 C
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Erik de Regt
For more information: e.deregt@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
In a globalised and changing world, emerging markets may provide different perspectives.
This skill training aims at linking theoretical perspectives to a 2 week trip in a particular emerging country.
The trip is organised in collaboration with Scope.
Description
Prior to the trip, teams of 3 to 4 students should define a paper proposal for an economic question associated to the visiting countries' economy. This results in a short background paper due before the trip.
During the trip, under the supervision of a staff member discussions with experts working in government institutions, banks, international organisations and large firms are organised in order to shed new light on the topics.
Within a week after the trip, teams of students will deliver, visit summaries, a 4000-6000 words paper on the topic confronting theoretical and practical views, and an individual reflections.
Literature
2nd year textbooks of Economics and Business Economics.
Prerequisites
Intermediate level of economics. The number of places is limited, the selection procedure includes a motivation letter.
Teaching methods PBL / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics and Management of Information Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Fiscale Economie Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Emerging Markets Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - International Business Economics Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor International Business - Emerging Markets Year 2 Elective Skill(s)