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  1. Websites and Journals 13 items
    For wider reading on globalisation, reports on particular subjects and contemporary issues, see the following sites. Excellent for finding topics to research.
    1. The economist (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    2. The financial times - Financial Times Limited (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    3. Finance & development - International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Bank, IMF - International Monetary Fund (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    4. Newsbank

      Website  Current and back issues of The Economist and The FT and other newspapers can be accessed via Newsbank, which is searchable – you will need your GUID and password to access this. The below are useful for finding up-to-date material for class:

    5. The economists' voice 2004- (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    6. Global Economy Journal

      Journal  Journal is not part of a library subscription.

    7. New global studies - Berkeley Electronic Press (electronic resource)

      Journal  Library subscription ends with 2012 content.

  2. Institutions 7 items
  3. Blogs 18 items
    There are many blogs on the global economy but here are those of four well-known economists.
    1. Texts 16 items
      There is no single recommended textbook for the course but the five books below are useful for many of the classes.
      1. International economic relations since 1945 - Catherine R. Schenk 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Similar but briefer than Eckes and with more historical depth.

      2. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book 

      3. Rethinking globalization - Nick Bisley 2007

        Book Recommended A brief introduction to a number of the topics at which we will be examining more closely.

      4. Other very useful texts: 10 items
        1. Global capital and national governments - Layna Mosley 2003

          Book 

        2. The retreat of the state: the diffusion of power in the world economy - Susan Strange 1996

          Book 

        3. Has globalization gone too far? - Dani Rodrik 1997

          Book 

        4. Globalization and its discontents - Joseph. E. Stiglitz 2002

          Book 

        5. Capitalism unleashed: finance, globalization, and welfare - Andrew Glyn, Oxford University Press 2007 (electronic resource)

          Book 

        6. Why globalization works - Martin Wolf 2005, c2004

          Book 

  4. Session 1: What is globalisation? Trends and cycles in globalization. 11 items
    Consideration of cultural, political, social and economic dimensions and of early forms of globalization.
    1. Core Readings 6 items
      1. The globalization paradox: why global markets, states, and democracy can't coexist - Dani Rodrik, Dani Rodrik 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential See: Chapters 1, 2, 9 and 12

      2. The great convergence: information technology and the new gloablization - Richard E. Baldwin 2016

        Book Essential See: Chapters 1, 3 and 5

      3. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Essential See: Introduction and chapter 2

    2. Further Readings 5 items
      1. When did globalisation begin? - Kevin, H. O'Rourke, Jeffrey, G. Williamson 2002

        Article Further

      2. Globalization in historical perspective - Michael D. Bordo, Alan M. Taylor, Jeffrey G. Williamson, National Bureau of Economic Research 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      3. Rethinking globalization - Nick Bisley 2007

        Book Further See: Chapter 2

      4. The creation and destruction of value: the globalization cycle - Harold James 2009

        Book Further See: Introduction and chapter 1

  5. Session 2: May Growth and the international economy, 1950-2000s 14 items
    After the de-globalization of the 1930s, a resurgence of globalizing took place between 1950 and the 2000s. Economic growth and development saw revival of trade and later new international financial flows. Some accounts stress global features; other accounts emphasise regional economic blocs as more significant.
    1. Core Readings 7 items
      1. International economic relations since 1945 - Catherine R. Schenk 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential

      2. The contemporary global economy: a history since 1980 - Alfred E. Eckes, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential See: Chapters 4 & 10.

      3. The end of the nation state: the rise of regional economies - Kenichi Ohmae c1995

        Book Essential

      4. The Lexus and the olive tree - Thomas L. Friedman 2000

        Book Essential

      5. The world is flat: a brief history of the twenty-first century - Thomas L. Friedman 2005

        Book Essential

    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. The Oxford handbook of business history - Geoffrey Jones, Jonathan Zeitlin 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Jones, G. ‘Globalization’, pp. 141-68.

      2. The regional multinationals: MNEs and "global" strategic managament - Alan M. Rugman 2005

        Book Further

  6. Session 3: Transnational Enterprises (TNEs) and Global Value Chains 13 items
    The emergence and evolution of Global Supply Chains or Global Value Chains as new features. The role of transnational (or multinational) companies in global trading and production systems. What are global value chains? How do firms manage and control them? How can a global value chain effectively facilitate economic growth or development?
    1. Core Readings 5 items
      1. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Essential See: chapters 3, 4 and 6.

      2. Linking Up to Development? Global Value Chains and the Making of a Post-Washington Consensus - Marion Werner, Jennifer Bair, Victor Ramiro Fernández 11/2014

        Article Essential

    2. Reports on recent trends 3 items
      1. Global Value Chains 2013

        Document Further See: chapters 1 and 4.

    3. Further Reading 5 items
      1. The Governance of Global Value Chains - Gary Gereffi, John Humphrey and Timothy Sturgeon 2005

        Article Further

      2. The Oxford handbook of business history - Geoffrey Jones, Jonathan Zeitlin 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Jones, G., pp. 141-68

      3. Slicing Up Global Value Chains - Marcel P. Timmer, Abdul Azeez Erumban, Bart Los, Robert Stehrer and Gaaitzen J. de Vries 2014

        Article Further

  7. Session 4: Regions and clusters in different industries 18 items
    How do regions or clusters achieve and sustain competitive advantages in the global economy? We look at three different sectors to see how firms, individuals, governments, universities and other forces interact.
    1. Core Readings 3 items
      1. Harvard business review - Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration Nov/Dec 1998

        Journal Essential See: Porter, M. “Clusters and the new economics of competition,”, pp. 77-90.

      2. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Essential See: Chapter 6.

    2. Auto Industry 4 items
      1. Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry - T. Sturgeon, J. Van Biesebroeck, G. Gereffi 29/02/2008

        Article Further

    3. IT/Computing 4 items
      1. Social Capital and Capital Gains in Silicon Valley - Stephen S. Cohen, Gary Fields 01/1999

        Article Further

    4. Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology 7 items
      1. Knowledge Accumulation and Industry Evolution: The Case of Pharma-Biotech - Mariana Mazzucato, Giovanni Dosi 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: chapters 1 and 14.

  8. Session 5: States and Globalisation 28 items
    The recent era of globalization has generated extensive debates about the role of the state. Have its powers, influence and options been diminished by the freer flows of finance, trade and knowledge?
    1. Core Readings 7 items
      1. Global shift: mapping the changing contours of the world economy - Peter Dicken 2015

        Book Essential See: chapters 6 and 7 on state and MNE's.

      2. The Demise of the Nation State - V. Tanzi

        Document Essential

      3. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Essential See: chapter 8.

    2. Further Reading 21 items
      1. The globalization paradox: why global markets, states, and democracy can't coexist - Dani Rodrik, Dani Rodrik 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: chapters 4 and 8.

      2. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Further See: chapter 8.

      3. Global capital and national governments - Layna Mosley 2003

        Book Further

      4. The Oxford handbook of international business - Alan M. Rugman c2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Kobrin, S. J. ‘Sovereignty at bay: globalization, multinational; enterprises and the international political system’, pp. 181-205.

      5. The new politics of the welfare state - Paul Pierson 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      6. Nation-states and the multinational corporation: a political economy of foreign direct investment - Nathan M. Jensen c2006

        Book Further

      7. Multinational enterprises and the global economy - John H. Dunning, Sarianna M. Lundan 2008, ©2008

        Book Further

      8. A race to the bottom in labor standards? An empirical investigation - Ronald B. Davies, Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati 07/2013

        Article Further

      9. Governments, globalization, and international business - John H. Dunning 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

  9. Session 6: International migration and the role of the nation state 13 items
    International movements of people have been an important dimension of economic and social change.
    1. Core Readings 3 items
      1. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley 2009

        Book Essential See: pp. 29-34.

      2. People Flows in Globalization - Richard B. Freeman 2006

        Article Essential

      3. Global migration and the world economy: two centuries of policy and performance - T. J. Hatton, Jeffrey G. Williamson c2005

        Book Essential

    2. Further reading 10 items
      1. Exodus: immigration and multiculturalism in the 21st century - Paul Collier 2013

        Book Further See: chapter 4.

      2. The age of migration: international population movements in the modern world - Stephen Castles, Hein de Haas, Mark J. Miller 2014

        Book Further

      3. In defense of globalization - Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Ebooks Corporation Limited c2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Chapter 14

      4. Globalization, Brain Drain, and Development - Frédéric Docquier, Hillel Rapoport 2012

        Article Further

      5. Europe's Migration Crisis - James Hampshire 12/2015

        Article Further

  10. Session 7: De-industrialization in the Global Economy 10 items
    Manufacturing industry has been a central force in long-run economic development. The creation of a manufacturing sector was often a central aim of state policy due to the expectation of economic and social benefits. This approach remains influential, but ‘deindustrialization’ and the faster growth of the service sector has characterised many economies. What are the implications?
    1. Core Readings 2 items
      1. Premature deindustrialization - Dani Rodrik 2016-3

        Article Essential (You can omit section 7)

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. Globalization, Structural Reform, and Labour Politics in China - Marc Blecher 03/12/2009

        Article Further Article is not part of a Library subscription

  11. Session 8: Inequalities and convergences in the global economy 17 items
    For Richard Baldwin, recent global developments represent a ‘great convergence’ of economic structures. This session looks at trends in incomes and inequalities.
    1. Core Readings 5 items
      1. Globalization in question - Paul Q. Hirst, Grahame Thompson, Simon Bromley, ProQuest (Firm) 2009

        Book Essential See: Chapter 5

      2. Inequality: what can be done? - A. B. Atkinson, Askews & Holts Library Services 2015

        Book Essential See: Chapter 10

      3. Distributional Effects of Globalization in Developing Countries - Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik 2007

        Article Essential

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century- STICERD Morishima Lecture 2014

        Webpage Further See: 2014 lecture: Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century (can download video or paper)

      2. Why We’re in a New Gilded Age - Paul Paul Anka Muhlstein Wendy Doniger Stuart Franklin Jacob Kang-Brown and Olive Lu Timothy Snyder Antwaun Sargent Radcliffe Roye Krugman 2014

        Article Further

      3. Capital in the twenty-first century - Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer, Askews & Holts Library Services 2014

        Book Further

      4. Nations and firms in the global economy: an introduction to international economics and business - Steven Brakman, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Chapter 13

      5. International economics: theory & policy - Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld, Marc J. Melitz 2012

        Book Further See: Chapter 22

      6. Globalization: what's new - Michael M. Weinstein c2005

        Book Further See: David Dollar, ‘Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality’

      7. Divergence, Big Time - Lant Pritchett 1997

        Article Further

      8. What do we know about globalization?: issues of poverty and income distribution - Guillermo de la Dehesa c2007

        Book Further Especially chapters 6-7

  12. Session 9: Recent anti-globalization and the nation state: the cases of the USA and the UK 21 items
    Among recent political examples of a rise of populist politics, such as Brexit or the election of President Trump, elements of anti-globalization have been highlighted and discussed.
    1. Core Readings 3 items
      1. Globalization and its discontents - Joseph. E. Stiglitz 2002

        Book Essential

    2. Further Reading 18 items
      1. Globalization and U.S. Wages: Modifying Classic Theory to Explain Recent Facts - Jonathan Haskel, Robert Z. Lawrence, Edward E. Learner, Matthew J. Slaughter 2012

        Article Further

      2. How Trump Lost and Won - John Sides, Michael Tesler, Lynn Vavreck 2017

        Article Further

      3. The North American Free Trade Agreement - M Villareal, I Fergusson 2017

        Document Further

      4. Globalization and U.S. Wages: Modifying Classic Theory to Explain Recent Facts - Jonathan Haskel, Robert Z Lawrence, Edward E Leamer, Matthew J Slaughter 05/2012

        Article Further

      5. Policy Watch: Trade Adjustment Assistance - Katherine M. Baicker, Marit Rehavi 2004

        Article Further

      6. The Impact of NAFTA on the United States - Mary E. Burfisher, Sherman Robinson, Karen Thierfelder 2001

        Article Further

      7. Inequality After NAFTA. - James K. Galbraith 2014

        Article Further

  13. Session 10: Team Project Presentations 1 item
    1. Please upload your PowerPoint presentations onto the Moodle website.  Prepare for roughly a 15-minute presentation of your topic. The joint papers are also due on this day