ITF-145: The Past, Present, and Future of Globalization

Semester: Not Offered

Credit: 1.0



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The 2008-2009 financial crisis has highlighted the frailties of the current model of economic globalization and has raised questions about its future. This course analyzes economic globalization in an historical perspective. It evaluates the arguments of both its critics and advocates, and pays particular attention to problems of trade, finance, and economic development in an economically integrating world. It discusses different models of economic globalization and global governance, with an eye towards future possibilities. Prerequisites: A previous course in economics desirable.

Not offered in 2013-14.