International Political Economy

Gain an understanding of economic principles and policymakers’ goals, means, and challenges when attempting to influence economic outcomes. Through case studies, examine key aspects of the evolving global economy, including the roles and interconnectedness of countries, governments, households, corporations, financial markets, and international multilateral institutions. Emphasis will be placed on current relevant themes related to protectionism, trade, geopolitics, and inequality.  Learn key concepts to better understand the state of the world economy and the opportunities and challenges posed by international economic interdependence.

  • Building Blocks of International Political Economy
  • History of Globalization I & II
  • History of Globalization III & The Political Economy of Energy
  • Trade Wars, COVID, the Dollar and Globalization
  • Political Economy of the International Financial System
  • Political Economy of Inequality and Race

This course is eligible towards the completion of the Certificate in Global Affairs . Bundle your coursework and earn a professional credential that communicates knowledge and skills gained. Declared Certificate students receive 10% off of courses within the program. 

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of economic principles that affect the global market and influence global outcomes
  • A deep knowledge of the interconnectedness of the global economy and politics

Ideal for

  • Students interested in the world economy and the challenges of politics and economic outcomes
  • Professionals seeking a deeper understanding of the policy and politics that influence global economies
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

    • Section

    • Semester

      Fall 2023
    • Date

      Sep 21 - Nov 2
    • Day

    • Time

      • Online
    • Format

      • Online
    • Sessions

    • Faculty

      Price, Edward
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $649