17.424 International Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies

Spring 2007

Paper money on a white table, coins strewn on top.
A collection of different currencies: U.S. dollar ($), Euro (€), Great Britain pound (£), Danish krone (Kr), Czech koruna (Kč). (Image courtesy of Jan Brasna.)

Course Description

This graduate class is designed as a PhD-level overview of international political economy (IPE), with an emphasis on the advanced industrial countries. The syllabus is divided into three sections: international trade; international monetary and financial relations (including foreign direct investment); and security.

Recommended Citation

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David A. Singer, course materials for 17.424 International Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

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Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session