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OEBU 2095A - Doing Business in Emerging Markets

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

To provide an overview to students of emerging markets on effective government policies to mobilize business and investment for sustainable growth and employment. Drawing on OECD materials such as the Policy Framework for Investment and the field experience of the lecturer, the course will introduce students to the fundamentals of business climate reform in areas such as investment policy and promotion, corporate governance, SME support, human capital development and how to evaluate and implement reform.


O'SULLIVAN, Anthony (Deputy Director for Global Relations, OCDE)

Course validation

One individual essay of 2000 to 2500 words (homework assignment) (40%) - One Multiple Choice Test (20%) - Group work (20%) - & Class participation (20%).


12 seminars of two hours each (24 hours). Credits: 4

Required reading

  • OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
  • OECD Policy Framework for Investment
  • OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure
  • Porter M. and Kramer M., Creating Shared Value, Harvard Business Review, January-February 2011
  • Please see full course outline and bibliography