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Course

MOOC: Configuring the World, Comparative Political Economy

Date
Monday 19 September 2016

In today'€™s world, politics and economics are inextricably interconnected, but what is the nature of this connectivity? What are the power relationships that shape the world economy today and create new challenges for international institutions facing globalization? What makes some countries wealthier than others? Do we face cultural diversity or fragmentation? Does the type of governance effect economic development and social change or is it the other way around? How do we measure it and how trustworthy is the data? These issues and many more will be examined in this MOOC - Massive Open Online Course - along with up-to-date sources and biting criticism.

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