POLT 549 (01) - The Politics of Markets

The Politics of Markets

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 16474
This course surveys some major debates in comparative political economy, focusing especially on the creation, evolution, and reform of market institutions. The course emphasizes the ways in which the market is embedded in social and political institutions. Main topics include: 1) Theoretical foundations of political economy, 2) Patterns of industrialization, 3) Capitalist institutions in contemporary industrialized countries, 4) Challenges of development, 5) Transitions from communism to a market economy, and current challenges facing capitalism.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Elizabeth Carter

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm HORT 207