GV907 Political Economy (Graduate, Essex)

This is a graduate course on political economy. The course bridges together topics in international relations, comparative political economy, and economics. The goals of the course are to (a) introduce students to contemporary scholarly research on political economy topics, (b) introduce students to strategic models in political science using substantive applications, and (c) stimulate students to form original ideas for promising quantitative research projects in the area of contemporary political economy. 


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Pre-registration Plan

Academic Term: 
Weekly Materials: 
WeekNameAttached files
Week 2
Political Economy and Institutions
Week 3
Interest Groups and Lobbies --Trade
Week 4
Democracy, Regime Type and Trade
Week 5
Voting, Enfranchisement, and Regimes
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8
Week 9
Presidential and Parliamentary Democracy
Week 10
Week 11
Week 16
Institutions and Commitment
Week 17
Exchange Rate Regimes
Week 18
International Finance and Capital mobility
Week 19
Intra-Party Politics
Week 20
Week 21
Central Banks
Week 22
International Institutions
Week 23
Sovereign Borrowing, Debt, and Financial Crises
Week 24
Opposition to Globalization