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International Political Economy

Code 15476
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Economics
Entry requirements NA
Learning outcomes Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the interactions between State, Market and Society
2. Discuss the main perspectives of International Political Economy
3. Analyse the structures of the international economy related with production, trade, monetary system, finance and development
4. Debate the regional blocks, state-market-society relations and global economic critical issues
5. Examine critically the effects of the economic globalisation on individuals, organisations, and domestic and foreign policies
6. Use quantitative and diagrammatic methods to analyze trends and debate its structure and policy implications
7. Communicate effectively both in written and speaking
Syllabus I - International Political Economy (IPE); What is, conceptual foundations and approaches
II - The Bretton Woods System and the Global Economic Order: Origins, institutions and evolution
III - The WTO and the Global Trade System: Multilateralism, cooperation and competition
IV - The International Monetary System: Role, structure and dynamics
V - The International Financial System: Capital markets, investment and financial crisis
VI - The Economic Growth and Global Development Debate
VII - Multinational Corporations as a Globaliser: Critical issues
VII. Global Imbalances: Issues, dynamics and policy perspectives
Main Bibliography Compulsory Reading
OATLEY, Thomas, 2019. International Political Economy. 6rd Edition. New York: Routledge.
FRIEDEN, F., LAKE, D. & BROZ, L. (eds.) 2017. International Political Economy, 6rd Edition, W.W. Norton.
RAVENNILL, John (ed)., 2014. Global Political Economy, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Complementary Readings
BALAAM, David e VESETH, Michael, 2008. Introduction to International Political Economy, 4.ª Edition, Prentice Hall.
CARBAUGH, Robert, 2011. Global Economics, 13 ed., International Edition, South-Western Cengage Learning.
A reading list of texts announced in the course scheduling and description made available on Moodle.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-18

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