Political Science | International Political Economy
Y376 | 29369 | Hart

This is an introduction to theories about the relationship between
global political and economic systems.  Topics include:
globalization; monetary flows, trade, and investment; regimes and
governance of the global economy; and problems of economic
development.  Grades will be based on a midterm (25%), a term paper
(25%), a final examination (40%) and classroom participation (10%).
The following texts will be required:  Joan Spero and Jeffrey Hart,
The Politics of International Economic Relations, 6th edition and
Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat.