- Code INTR8013
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Department of International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International Relations
- Areas of interest International Relations
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Richard Carney
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This is an introductory course to the subject area of international political economy. It is not a course on economics and students are not expected to have any background in the study of economics although some economic concepts will be employed and discussed. The focus of this unit is on the politics of (international) economic activity and phenomena. The unit aims to introduce students to the subject area of international political economy and to develop their research and analytical skills in the study thereof. It is intended for students who have had no previous background in the subject. The unit will include a review of the principal theoretical approaches to the study of international political economy as well as examine the major issue areas in the post-war global economy: trade, international finance, foreign direct investment, international debt, globalization and regionalization. By the end of the unit, students should have an understanding of the main issues dominating the international/global political economy as well as the ability to engage critically with them.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Analyse current events in the global political economy with a historically informed and analytically rigorous approach.
- Write concise analyses (such as a newspaper commentary, policy statement, or short paper) on how domestic and international politics influence international trade, finance, and production.
- Identify the key elements of a complex case (such as whether a company should engage in a trade dispute via the WTO or how policymakers should respond to a financial crisis) and offer a convincing argument about which policy option to pursue.
Assessment: 5,000 - 6,000 words of written assessment, comprising essays, seminar papers and an examination.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8770||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|