|| IP32720 |
|| THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GLOBAL FINANCE |
|| 2001/2002 |
|| Dr Randall Germain |
|| Semester 2 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 16 Hours (1 x 2 hour) |
|| Lecture || 4 Hours (2 x 2 hour) |
|| Major Project || 1 x 4,000 word research paper || 70% |
|| Essay || 1x 2,000 words || 30% |
This module explores the structural characteristics of the global financial system and examines some issues currently under debate. It will be of interest to those students concerned both with IPE more broadly construed and with questions of global economic governance.
This module aims to enable students to evaluate critically the organisation and structure of the global financial system using analytical tools derived from the tradition of political economy. By taking this module, students will both gain an appreciation of current financial issues and equip themselves for further research into the political economy of global finance.
On completion of this module, students should be:
- familiar with different approaches to the study of global finance
- aware of the global financial system has been organised in different historical epochs
- conversant with the changing role of public authorities in the construction and maintenance of international financial stability
- knowledgable about some current global financial issues
Globalizing Capital: A history of the International Monetary System.
The New World Order in International Finance.