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Sweden in the Global Economy 7,5 Credits

The aim of this course is to provide a general understanding of the Swedish economy and how economic theory helps explain different aspects of the Swedish economic development. The course covers a wide range of topics such as the labour market, the industrial structure, international trade and economic growth in Sweden.

Course Contents

The course starts with the industrialization process in Sweden, discussing economic growth from a theoretical as well as from an empirical perspective. The historical background also helps explaining the industrial structure of Sweden. Then the development of the Swedish model is highlighted. Later in the course other aspects of the Swedish industry and economy is introduced, such as the corporate structure, the geographical distribution and international trade will be covered. The development of Swedish multinational corporations and the more recent development towards globalization will be introduced. The course will also cover entrepreneurship and technological change in a Swedish context. Throughout the course there will be put emphasis on comparative and theoretical viewpoints.

Prerequisites

30 credits in Business Administration or Economics including Macroeconomic 7,5 credits and Microeconomics 7,5 credits.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1F
Course code/Ladok code: ECNK13
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 17
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Michael Olsson
Course coordinator
Michael Olsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J0080
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Oct 26 - Jan 17
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
12
Examiner
Michael Olsson
Course coordinator
Michael Olsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-14176
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