ECON 490 B3 - Topics in Economics - Brazilian Multinat'l Companies
Special topics in advanced economics within a variety of areas. See course schedule for topics. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 9 undergraduate hours or 8 graduate hours if topics vary. Prerequisite: ECON 202; ECON 302 or ECON 303; MATH 220 or MATH 221 or other Calculus course. Some topics may require additional prerequisites, read the section text for each topic.
**RESTRICTION INFO: https://go.economics.illinois.edu/SpringRestrictions **DESCRIPTION: The objective of this course is to explore the participation of Brazilian multinationals in the economic development of Brazil between 1970 until 2018. The course is about Multilatinas, companies from Latin American countries that have entered the international market. After analyzing the theories, the stages of the internationalization process of Brazilian companies will be presented, whose main expansion started in the 1970s and 1980s, but intensified in the first decades of the 21st century. Finally, cases of Brazilian companies that have gone international will be presented.
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Course Level: Graduate