ILRIC 3547

ILRIC 3547

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Do you want to learn the discussion-based case method as taught at the Harvard Business School? Do you want to learn how to write a long research paper? Do you not want to take a final examination? If you answer these questions affirmatively, this course may be for you. We are told often that American primacy is in decline and that other powers are rising. What does this mean when we examine the experience of Government and Business in different countries around the world?  Is the international political economy a hydraulic system in which some units rise and others fall? Are the dynamics of the international political economy all pointing in one direction? Or are they marked by cross-currents?  This course seeks answers to these questions by teaching the basics of macro-economics, examining a range of powerful states (among others China, India, Russia and Japan) and persisting issues (financial globalization and foreign investment; oil and OPEC; trade and aid) as they play themselves out in different countries (such as Malaysia, Korea; Saudi Arabia, Nigeria; Mexico, Brazil, Uganda, Indonesia).

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEM 3547DSOC 3547GOVT 3547

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16656 ILRIC 3547   LEC 001

  • 16657 ILRIC 3547   DIS 201

  • 16661 ILRIC 3547   DIS 202

  • 16662 ILRIC 3547   DIS 203

  • 16663 ILRIC 3547   DIS 204

  • 18628 ILRIC 3547   DIS 205

  • 18629 ILRIC 3547   DIS 206