New Economic Reality

New Economic Reality

  • Study programme and level:The joint doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle)
  • 2nd year
  • 5ECTS
  • Course type: Elective course
  • Lectures: 20
  • Seminar: 20
  • Other forms of study: 20
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Dragomir Sundač, PhD

1. Objectives and competences

  • Understand the economic reality that induces the changes in economic science.
  • Students will be capacitated to understand the economic processes that have not yet been described and defined by economic science.

2. Content (Syllabus outline)

  • New economic reality
  • Economic science under the influence of new economic reality
  • Globalization as antiglobalization
  • Violence economy
  • Changes in companies under the influence of new business environment
  • World development problems: hunger, population growth and environment preservation
  • Alternative: global eco-social market economy
  • Perspectives: economic interdependency and national competitiveness

3.  Readings

  • Rupnik, V., Sundać, D. (2005), Dominacija kapitala – klopka čovječanstvu, Rijeka: IBCC.
  • Sundać, D. (1992), Prilozi za novu ekonomsku znanost, Rijeka: Sveučilište u Rijeci.
  • Škalamera-Alilović, D., Đerđa, D. (2011), Impact of political power on financial crises, Opatija, Economic integrations, competition and cooperation, Conference proceedings

4. Intended learning outcomes

Students sill acquire capacity to form a critical and argumented scientific judgement on contemporary global economic processes.

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • Lectures in interactive relations with students
  • Seminars that cover individuall topics with active involvement of all students
  • Case analyses: theory and practice
  • Individual student activities in researching new economic reality

6. Assessment

Preparation of research paper (critical approach) on agreed topic, and oral presentation of paper 100%