2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PO 5410 - International Political Economy


This course examines the politics of global economic relations. It will focus on issues of international trade, the international monetary system, development and foreign investment and the relationship of each to the international economic system and globalization. Among the specific topics to be discussed are: trade and protectionism, the role and performance of global institutions such as the IMF, World Bank, and WTO in a globalized world, the significance of multinational corporations on globalization, efforts at regional economic integration such as the EU and NAFTA, the relationship of the world economy and globalization to the economic development of poor countries, and the emergence of new economic players such as China and India. (4 Credits)