Taught in English. As of Spring 2018, this course counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors. This course covers: 1) an introduction to the field of political economy and overview of the main competing theoretical models for understanding global political economy phenomena, 2) an historical review of the global political economy since the late 1800s, 3) an introduction to some of the main macro and microeconomic issues relevant to contemporary global political economy and finally 4) an introduction to some of the main themes in the study of comparative and domestic political economy. Throughout, the course will stress the importance of economic and political ideas and theories in understanding both international and domestic political and economic systems. Cross-listed with PSC 380.6.
Class taught by Tsingua’s School of Economics & Management and may not be available every semester. Tsinghua’s exam schedule for this course may require students to stay beyond the regular SU Beijing program end-date. (TU #40611073/40700573)
Registration restriction: SU students may not earn credit for both this course and PSC 355. Note: Counts as an ECN 300+ option for SU Management School majors.