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Kazimierz Poznanski
SIS 332
Seattle Campus

Political Economy of International Trade and Finance

Theoretical and historical analysis to explore the causes and effects of the rise and decline of four major international trade and monetary regimes. Foundations and emerging features of the new international trade and monetary regime and its implications for the world economy.

Class description

major economic approaches to international trade as well as a debate on trade policies that should allow for a better understanding of the globalization phenomenon

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture with supplementing reading materiials and a reseacrh paper on one of the contemporary trade issues

Recommended preparation

familiarity with basic macroeconomic concepts and ability to conduct statistical analysis

Class assignments and grading

readings and research projects

three tests each earning 30 points maximum and a reseacrh paper maximum 30 points


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 04/12/2006