Course Detail


Int'l Political Economy


This course examines the history, philosophy, and current debates and issues related to international political economy. Students will read political economy philosophers such as Schumpeter, Marx, Ricardo, Smith, Hayek, and Sen. The history component covers the development of the modern international economy from the late 19th century through the post-Cold War era. Contemporary topics covered include: free trade agreements, international financial and trade institutions such as the World Trade Organization, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, micro-enterprise, exchange-rate policy, and global poverty.

Prerequisites and Notes

Economics 101.