INR 4703: International Political Economy
Course Description for International Political Economy
International Political Economy
IPE synthesizes methods and insights derived from the social sciences to understand the complex issues faced in the international political economy today. The course considers topics such as world trade, the international monetary system, economic development, world hunger, multinational corporations, international energy policies, global security, transitional economies, and the European Union from three perspectives-economic, nationalism, economic liberalism and structuralism.