Course Description

Course Name

International Political Economy

Session: VRMS3122

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Any introductory level POL course and ECO 211 (Principles of Macroeconomics)

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This class studies international political economy, a major sub-field of international relations which studies the relationship between the global political and economic order. It builds on student?s understanding of theoretical international relations and current issues in international relations by examining the way that the global economy is governed and organized. It covers definitions of IPE, theories of IPE, the organization of the international economy in the pre- and post-war periods, globalization, development, the politics of trade and finance, and global economic governance. The role of the European Union and United States in the international political economy are examined.

*Course content subject to change