Course Code & Number:
International Political Economy
(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits
Global distribution of economic and political power. Global economic order with a view to classical, neo-classical and new economic theories. Regional integration and the nation state. International trade and monetary system. Multi-national corporations. The North-South relations.
Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
1. Joseph Stiglitz, Globalization and Its Discontents (Allen Lane, 2002).
1. Robert Gilpin, Global Political Economy: Understanding the International Economic Order (Princeton University Press, 2001).
2. Matthew Watson, Foundations of International Political Economy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).
This course aims to explore the global distribution of economic and political power. The course focuses on the changing global economic order with a view to classical, neo-classical and new economic theories.
Trade. Fair Trade. Money.Business. Integration. Environment. Population. The North South Gap. International Development.
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Illustrate the global distribution of economic and political power
2. Analyze the transforming global economic order by applying classical, neo-classical and new economic theories
3. Explore regional integration processes
4. Discuss various models of development
5. Demonstrate the role of colonialism and neo-colonialism
6. Critically assess the North-South gap
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods:
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Assessment Methods and Criteria:
Test / Exam
Case Study Analysis