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Vr 369: Politics of International Economic Relations


Course description: This course aims at providing a broad understanding of how political institutions at national and global levels are involved in the current international economic relations in the areas of international trade, investment and monetary arrangements. For this purpose, students will be introduced to the historical developments of different perspectives on the issues of international political economy (IPE) and how political institutions at various levels manage between different ideas and interests and between winners and losers of the policy outcomes. 
Credit hours: 3 credits
Pre-requisites: Sophomore or above
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