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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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.
Course Details

Winter 2022


Dec 17, 2021 - Jan 24, 2022
Kevin Young
Base Cost: $1,928 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Dec 17, 2021
End date: Jan 24, 2022
Last day to add: Dec 23, 2021
Last day to drop: Dec 23, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jan 07, 2022