Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
ries of electoral behaviour, party strategies, and political representation, and they will learn about the recent debates in this ﬁeld of research. This course will give much importance to the comparative approach of elections and representation. Students will learn how institutions, party system characteristics, and other contextual factors inﬂuence and constrain the behaviour of citizens and parties, as well as the nature and quality of political representation. Required reading : Powell, Jr., G. Bingham. Elections as Instruments of Democracy : Majoritarian and Proportional Visions. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000 (selected chapters).
a practical approach and is designed for students interested in international economics and ﬁnance who wish to better understand the role and impact of emerging countries in the global economy. Course Description : The emergence of BRICS is the most striking phenomenon of the past decade. After the BRICS countries, a new wave of emerging countries is appearing in the South, from Nigeria to Indonesia through Ethiopia and Vietnam. As a major strategic challenge for the OECD countries, emerging markets are both growing markets and competitors, with which new partnerships must be invented. Emerging countries aspire now to be recognized as full partners in global governance and want to have more inﬂuence in international institutions, including trade and currency. This conference addresses the key issues that affect the economy and society in emerging markets : globalization, slowing growth, demography, urbanization, religion, commodities, water, renewable energies, climate change, currencies, enterprises and geopolitical power politics. Required reading : Daziano (Laurence), Les pays émergents, approche géoéconomique, Paris, Armand Colin, collection U économie, 2014 ; The Economist, London, weekly ; Financial Times, daily.
EMERGING ECONOMIES AND SOCIETIES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Laurence DAZIANO (Responsable contrôle de gestion - SNCF Mobilités). Prerequisite : This class is for students interested in international economics and especially the economies of emerging countries. A ﬁrst experience in these countries will make class participation easier. Pedagogical Format : Elective Course validation : Get an average of 10/20 on the required works weighted as follows : - Work (“exposé”) : 25% ; - Press Review : 25% ; - Situation Note : 25% ; - Book review : 25%. Class participation is actively encouraged. Workload : Each student will : - Prepare an individual presentation work (“exposé”) (15 min) ; - Submit a press review in pairs (20 min) ; - Individually answer questions during the midterm and ﬁnal examination (not open-book) (2x30 min). The lecturer provides methodological assistance in the preparation of each of the works requested. Pedagogical Method : Based on class participation and interaction, this class emphasizes 242
ENERGY SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Gaetano DI TOMMASO (Doctorant). Pedagogical Format : Elective Course validation : The Final Grade will be based upon : - Participation in the in-class activities (depending on the size of the class, there will be individual presentations and/or role play scenarios to discuss together the main issues associated with energy production and access) : 30% ; - Written Assignment (ﬁnal test with a few shortanswer questions on the core elements of the course) : 40% ;