120-0304/01 – Integration Processes in World Economy (IPSE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Lenka Fojtíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Radomír Kaňa, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2011/2012
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ZEM34 Ing. Iva Honová, Ph.D.
LAN075 Ing. Eva Kovářová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
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Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to acquaint students with prerequisites for formation of economic integration co-operation in individual regions of the world economy. These are evaluated in a broader context and taking into account the historical formation of the regions themselves. In each region, attention is focused on existing regional integration clusters, the motives for their creation, and the main benefits for stakeholders. In the context of regional integration projects, intercontinental economic integration projects are also presented. After completing the subject, students should be able to consider integration both in Europe and globally. 1. To define integration processes in world economy 2. To classify integration stages 3. To identify integration conditions 4. To analyse integration tendencies 5. To evaluate integration processes in the world economy

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Summary

The course deals with integration processes in the world economy. The regional economic integration is being concerned in the main world regions - Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Relations with the European Union are tackled. Having the knowledge of the course the student should understand the European integration in the world context. 1. World economy and economic integration - origin, formation, subjects and relations between them, trends in the development of the world economy. 2. Theory of International Economic Integration - integration, economic integration, basic integration methods, motives, degrees, global and regional economic integration. 3. Prerequisites for regional integration co-operation in Europe - historical, political, economic, social and cultural assumptions from the end of the First World War to the present. The current position of the region in the world economy. 4. Regional integration cooperation in Western Europe - European Union, European Free Trade Association, European Economic Area - creation, formation, current depth and breadth of cooperation, perspectives for further development. 5. Regional Integration Cooperation in Central Europe - Central European Free Trade Area - formation, formation, current depth and breadth of cooperation, perspectives for further development. 6. Regional Integration Cooperation in Eastern Europe - Commonwealth of Independent States, Eurasian Economic Union - emergence, formation, current depth and breadth of cooperation, perspectives for further development. 7. Prerequisites for Regional Integration Cooperation in America - Historical, political, economic, social and cultural assumptions from the second half of the 20th century to the present. The current position of the region in the world economy. 8. Regional Integration Collaboration in North America - North American Free Trade Agreement - Establishment, Formation, Current Depth and Width of Co-operation, Future Development Perspectives. 9. Regional integration cooperation in South America - South American Common Market, Andean Community, Union of South American Nations - formation, formation, current depth and breadth of cooperation, perspectives for further development. 10. Prerequisites for regional integration cooperation in Asia - historical, geographical, political, economic, social and cultural from the second half of the 20th century to the present. The current position of the region in the world economy. 11. Regional integration cooperation in Asia - Gulf Cooperation Council, Association of South-East Asian Nations, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation - creation, formation, specifics, prospects for further development. 12. Prerequisites for regional integration cooperation in Africa - historical, political, economic, social and cultural assumptions from the second half of the 20th century to the present. The current position of the region in the world economy. 13. Regional Integration Cooperation in Africa - Regional Economic Communities in Africa - Origin, Formation, Specifics and Perspectives of Further Development. African Union. 14. Intercontinental Integration Cooperation - Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation, Indian Oceanic Circle, Trans-Pacific Partnership - Origin, Motives, Formation, Specifics, Perspectives of Further Development.

Compulsory literature:

1. JOVANOVIC, Miroslav N. The Economics of European Integration. 2nd edition. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013. 1056 p. ISBN 978-0-85793-397-3. 2. SODERBAUM, Frederik. Rethinking Regionalism. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 272 p. ISBN 978-0-230-27241-5.

Recommended literature:

1. WOUTERS, J., J-Ch. DEFRAIGNE, J-Ch. and M. BURNAY (eds). China, the European Union and the Developing World. A Triangular Relationship. Edward Elgar, 2015. 552 p. ISBN 9781783477333. 2. SAMPSON, G. P., WOOLCOOK, S. Regionalism, Multilateralism, and Economic Integration: The Recent Experience. Unipub, September 2003. 400 p. ISBN 9280810839.

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Subject has no prerequisities.

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Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35 (35) 0
                Written exam Written test 15  0
                Other task type Other task type 20  0
        Examination Examination 65 (65) 0
                Written examination Written examination 65  0
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2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy (00) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy (00) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy (00) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 5 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 5 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy (00) National Economy P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (00) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Valašské Meziříčí 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T027) National Economy P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (02) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (05) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (03) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T010) Finance (00) Finance P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (N6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6202T055) Public Economics and Administration P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2004/2005 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210R004) European Integration (02) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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