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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IST 280 - Global Political Economy

Examines the changing nature of the international political economy, from theoretical and practical perspectives. Both traditional and globalization-related issues of global political economy are studied: states and markets in a global era, institutions of global economic governance, trade, interdependence, imperialism, the politics of markets, and the global financial system. Students examine key determinants of foreign economic policies of states, the prospects of economic integration, the development of trade regimes at the regional and global level, the causes of financial crises, and strategies to combat them. Special emphasis is placed on the character and consequences of global economic interdependence, world inequality and development, global flows of capital, and direct foreign investment.  Satisfies the Global Issues General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)