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This class will examine the causes and consequences of globalization. We will cover the classic models of international trade and discuss the empirical relevance of these theories. Other global forces such as immigration, foreign direct investment, offshoring, trade policies, and trade agreements will also be examined. Throughout the course we will focus on the factors driving globalization as well as the welfare and distributional implications.
The Class: Type: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: problems sets, short essays, midterm, and final
Prerequisites: ECON 251 and ECON 255
Enrollment Preference: senior Economics majors
Distributions: Division II;
Attributes: POEC International Political Economy Courses