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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Corporate Lobbying and the Global Economy


This course centers on one of the mist important yet under-appreciated aspects of contemporary political life: the governance of the global economy by private actors.It covers both theoretical and empirical perspectives on how, when, and why private actors are able to influence international institutions, global standards and regulations, and international negotiation processes. Some basic familiarity with international political economy (IPE), economics, and international relations will be extremely helpful. Satisfies the Integrative Experience requirement for BA-POLISCI majors.
Course Details


May 17, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021
Kevin Young
Base Cost: $1,780 ($445/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Jun 25, 2021
Last day to add: May 21, 2021
Last day to drop: May 21, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jun 09, 2021