International Political Economy


This course provides a thorough introduction to international political economy (IPE): the study of the dynamic interplay between international economics and politics. The course first reviews different theoretical approaches to analyzing and explaining governance in the contemporary international system and the basis for world order. It then covers a wide variety of contemporary issue areas in international political economy, including the politics of international trade, development, and international financial regulation. Satisfies the Integrative Experience requirement for BA-PolSci majors.

Fall 2019


Base cost: $1608 ($402/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Class Fee: $
Materials fee may apply. See SPIRE for details
  • Start date: September 3, 2019
  • End date: December 11, 2019
  • Last day to add: September 16, 2019
  • Last day to drop: September 16, 2019
  • Last day to withdraw: October 29, 2019
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