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Policy Challenges of Economic Globalization

In this introduction to economic globalization and interdependence, examine the dynamic interaction of politics and economics in the world economy. Discuss the recent book by Steven Weisman, The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization (2016). Also, explore alternative ideological perspectives on political economy, the evolution of the international economic order, the UN sustainable development goals, and the roles of international economic institutions such as the IMF and WTO. By the end of the course, have a fundamental understanding of key questions and issues about international economic policy and the world economy, including trade and monetary policy and the globalization of production and finance.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of key questions and issues about international economic policy
  • Knowledge of how economic globalization affects governments’ ability to manage their economies

Ideal for

  • Students seeking a greater understanding of international economic policy
  • Professionals seeking insights into global markets
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.