International Economy and Finance (ECOP1003)


This unit explores global economic integration, especially the renewed 'globalisation' from the 1980s. It considers changing historical patterns and different explanatory theories. It analyses debates about whether globalisation has been for the better or worse and who have been the winners and the losers. The Unit concurrently explores the forms of, and debates about, the regulation of economic activity on a global scale, addressing the development and changing roles of states and international agencies.

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2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week or equivalent intensive session


1x1000wd Essay (20%), 1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1.5hr Exam (30%), Tutorial participation (10%)

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