International Political Economy
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
International Economics, Political Science
Taught In English
Any introductory level POL course and ECO 211 (Principles of Macroeconomics)
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis class studies international political economy, a major sub-field of international relations which studies the relationship between the global political and economic order. It builds on student?s understanding of theoretical international relations and current issues in international relations by examining the way that the global economy is governed and organized. It covers definitions of IPE, theories of IPE, the organization of the international economy in the pre- and post-war periods, globalization, development, the politics of trade and finance, and global economic governance. The role of the European Union and United States in the international political economy are examined.
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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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations