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Fall 2014-2015
POL 385 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

International Political Economy

Faisal Z. Ahmed

This course explores the following questions: who wins and who loses from globalization of trade and finance? Who sets the rules under which the game of international capitalism is played? How powerful are international organizations like the WTO or the IMF, nation-states, or NGOs? These issues are explored with reference to economic and political theories, history and contemporary events.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 150-200 pages of reading per week; one paper; in-class midterm exam; and a take-home final exam.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22072 L01 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm M W   McCosh Hall   2   Enrolled:15 Limit:
23775 P01 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
23776 P02 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
24246 P03 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   Robertson Hall   008   Enrolled:5 Limit:14 Closed
24468 P04 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   Corwin Hall   023   Enrolled:10 Limit:14 Closed
23489 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled