The Politics of International Economic Relations: America in the World Economy
Introduction to politics of international economic relations through an examination of persistent major debates and current events in world politics and global economy. Topics include politics of trade; politics of money and finance; foreign direct investment, multinational corporations, and global value chains; politics of foreign aid and economic development; and corporate social responsibility in a global economy. Examines how material interests, historical and socio-political context, and institutions at domestic and international level shape a country's foreign economic policies. Special focus on U.S. foreign economic policy in comparative perspective. One course.