17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy


Class Info

Review of IPE field covering previous and core research focusing on dual national objectives in a global context, namely pursuit of power and pursuit of wealth. Surveys major paradigms of international political economy, including neoclassical economics,marxist economics, development and ecological economics, lateral pressure, and perspectives and structural views of power relations. Examines interaction of politics and economics on international trade, capital flows, foreign investment, intellectual property rights, international migration, and select issues in foreign economic policy in global context. Examines the evolution of international economic institutions and attendant political implications. Open to undergraduates by permission of instructor.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.422 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Choucri.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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