POEC 401
Contemporary Problems in Political Economy Fall 2023
Division II

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This course examines contemporary problems in political economy at and across diverse spatial scales. Using both Economics and Political Science methods of analysis, students will study the way societies respond to the myriad risks facing its citizens. The goal of this course is both to build upon theoretical debates encountered in POEC 250 as well as to prepare students for the public policy analysis they will do in POEC 402.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 20
Expected: 19
Class#: 1120
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: one 5-7 page paper; one 10-12 page final policy paper; multiple in-class group presentations; class participation
Prerequisites: ECON 110 and 120; PSCI 110 (formerly 201); POEC 253 or ECON 255 or equivalent, or permission of instructor; open to non-majors
Enrollment Preferences: Political Economy majors
Unit Notes: required for the Political Economy major
Distributions: Division II
Attributes: POEC Required Courses

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