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Issues in International and European Economy

Course Instructors: Professor N. Kyriazis, Lecturer T. Metaxas, ECTS credits: 5

Course Description

The module is separated in two important thematic sessions: a) The European Economy and b) The International-Global Economy. This separation takes place for two reasons. First, to help students understand and become integrated into the international economic developments/trends and second to study how those patterns /phenomena are connected and influenced by the recent economic and sociopolitical changes as formulated in the geopolitical scene of Europe during the last 30 years. The thematic sessions of the courses will be adjusted/enriched according to the current trends/developments.


Learning Objectives

The scope of the course is to introduce and analyze the issues raised about/on the international and European economy as formulated and evolved during the last quarter of the 20th century. Some of the studied areas will be issues that concern the International Economic relations, the transition from the Ford model to the Post Ford model, the transition from Old to the New Economy/or the transition of the economic environment, the New Global Environment as well as the radical changes that the environment and the international business scene faces mostly in European level, in terms of the European Integration. Through these sessions, students will have the opportunity to understand the international trends and its impacts in a theoretical base while at the same time will be occupied in practice (case studies analysis) / or will have the chance to make their practice through case study analysis.


  • AMIN A., and THRIFT N., (1994) ‘Globalisation, Institutions, and Regional Development in Europe’, Oxford University Press, Oxford

  • BATEY P., and FRIEDRICH P.(eds) (2000), ‘Regional Competition’ Springer-Verlag Berlin, Germany

  • CAMAGNI, R, (1991) ‘Innovation Networks, Spatial Perspectives’, Belhaven, London

  • FUJITA, M., KRUGMAN, P andVENABLES, J.A (1999) ‘The Spatial Economy: Cities, regions and international trade’, MIT Press (eds), Cambridge, Massachusetts, London England

  • PORTER, M.E, (1990) ‘The Competitive Advantage of Nations’, Free Press, New York

  • NUGENT, NPolicy and Governance in EU’, (eds)Savalas [in Greek]

Additional bibliography

  • STORPER M (1997), The Regional World: Territorial Development in a Global Economy, New York: Guilford Press

  • KOUSKOUVELIS, Diplomacy and Strategy in EU, (eds) Papazisis

  • TSAKALOGIANNIS, P. ‘Euro and European Policy’, (eds) Stamoulis

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