Emerging Markets and Development Strategies in the 21st Century

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Political Science
International Relations
Terms offered: 
Fall, Spring
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This seminar aims at providing a theoretical as well as methodological framework of development issuesand growth strategies of emergent countries. It will combine existent approaches of political economy and international public policy analysis to address the reorganization of power relations in the field of international economic governance. 

Themes of the course include: democratization and liberalization strategies in the 1990s and the 2000s; global economic governance and alternate models; countries’ trade and investment strategies; resource curse, Dutch disease and diversification of the economy and historical precedents; the transformation of global economic governance—organizations, transnational forces and opinion fora; from hard power to soft power to green power—the rise of the environmental agenda in North-South relations; and new regionalism and alternative models of cooperation in the 21st century.