Course: Developing Economies and the European Union

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Course title Developing Economies and the European Union
Course code EVS/BPREE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • MAJEROVÁ Ingrid, Dr. Ing.
Course content
1. Theoretical definition of economic backwardness and economic development 2. Definitions, characteristics and typology of the developing economies 3. The impacts of globalization and world trade on developing economies 4. The issue of health, poverty and education in the developing world 5. Developing economies, demographic and environmental issues 6. Global security and development in the concept of developing economies 7. Economic characteristics of the developing region of Africa 8. Economic characteristics of the developing Asia-Pacific region 9. Economic characteristics of the developing regions of Latin America and the Caribbean 10. Trade policy of developing economies 11. The issue of indebtedness of developing countries 12. Cooperation developed economies and international organizations with developing economies 13. Integration trends of developing economies

Learning activities and teaching methods
Skills demonstration, Seminar classes
  • unspecified - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 13 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 70 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • ADAMCOVÁ, L., SÝKOROVÁ, S. Rozvojová ekonomika: vybrané problémy II.. Praha: VŠE, 2002. ISBN 80-245-0462-6.
  • BIGMAN, D. Globalization and the Least Developed Countries. Potentials and Pitfalls. Cambridge: D.Bigman, 2007. ISBN 9781845933081.
  • CIHELKOVÁ, E. A KOL. Světová ekonomika, regiony a integrace. Praha: GRADA, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0193-6.
  • LEBIEDZIK, M., NEZVAL, P., MAJEROVÁ I. Světová ekonomika. Brno: Computer Press, 2007. ISBN 978-80-251-1510-7.
  • MAJEROVÁ, I. Mezinárodní integrační procesy. Karviná: SU OPF, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7248-420-1.
  • MAJEROVÁ, I. Rozvojové ekonomiky. Karviná: SU OPF, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7248-459-1.
  • TODARO, M. P., SMITH, S. C. Economic Development. Harlow: Pearson Education, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4082-8447-6.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina European Integration (14) Economy 3 Summer