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- Introduction to IPE
- The rise of the modern world economy
- Conceptual approaches to IPE
- International institutions and economic governance
- The global trade system
- The international financial system
- Global production and multinational corporations
- Economic regionalism
- Pathways to development
- Globalisation debates
- Rising powers and the liberal economic order
- Whither a world economy in crises
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Students must have completed 18 credit points (6 OUA subjects) at Level 1 before enrolling in this subject.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as POL299 International Political Economy.
This subject is an introduction to the subject of international political economy. It reviews key conceptual approaches to the politics of the world economy; examines key processes of economic globalisation (trade, finance, multinational corporations); and considers debates and controversies over development pathways, globalisation and the rise of new economic powers. Students will develop an understanding of the politics of the global economy, and gain the skills to engage with major contemporary international economic and policy challenges.
- Online Discussion Summary (30%)
- Invigilated Exam (30%)
- Essay (40%)
Textbook information is pending.
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