Analyzes changes in the international economy and their effects in the politics, economy, and society of advanced and emerging countries. Topics to be explored include: the independence of national governments; wage inequality; unemployment; industrial production outside national borders and its consequences for innovation, efficiency, and jobs; fairness in trade; and mass culture versus local values. 17.195 fulfills undergraduate public policy requirement in the major and minor. Students taking graduate version are expected to complete additional assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
17.195 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by S. Berger.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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