17.148 | Spring 2006 | Graduate

Political Economy of Globalization


Lec # Topics
I. The Challenge of International Integration in Historical Perspective
1 The First Globalization
2 Trade and Politics
II. International Economic Openness and Growth
3 Trade and the Postwar Growth System
4 Trade and Development in the Postwar World
5 Fragmenting Production Systems
6 International Institutions
III. Globalization and its Impact
7 Fragmentation and Development
8 Globalization and Institutional Convergence
9 Inequality and Unemployment: The Effects of Globalization?
10 The End of Generous Welfare States?
11 Globalization and Innovation
12 Globalization and Politics

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Spring 2006