International Political Economy|
Fall 2013 not offered
|Certificates: Environmental Studies, International Relations|
In this study of the politics of international economic relations, emphasis will be placed on analyzing competing theories of international political economy. Topics include trade, monetary relations, foreign direct investment, North-South relations, technological innovation, and economic reform policies.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CES)(CIR)(ENVS)(GOVT)(GOVT-Intl.)
Joan Spero and Jeffrey Hart, THE POLITICS OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Robert Gilpin, U.S. POWER AND THE MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION
J. A. Hobson, IMPERIALISM
Robert Bates, MARKETS AND STATES IN TROPICAL AFRICA
Fred Block, THE ORIGINS OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DISORDER
Charles Kindleberger, THE WORLD IN DEPRESSION
Rondo Cameron, A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE WORLD ECONOMY
|Examination and Assignments: |
Three research papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
There are no specific ECON prerequisites, but some background in macroeconomics and international economics would be helpful.