International Political Economy

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Political Economy

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Development Studies, Economics, International Affairs, International Economics, International Politics, International Relations, International Trade

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    I. Course Description:
    This course examines the history and current politics of international trade, the international financial system, multinational enterprise, centrally planned economies, global interdependence, poor countries in the international system, and international environmental and resource management problems.

    II. Required Textbooks:

    (1) Spero, Joan E., and Jeffrey Hart, The Politics of International Economic Relations, 7th ed.
    (2) Eichengreen, Barry, 2011, Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of International Monetary System, Oxford University Press

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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