INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Fall 2022, Section 005 - International Development
Instruction Mode: Section 005 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This seminar provides advanced undergraduates an inter-related treatment of economic development, international trade and finance, and the domestic institutional underpinnings of growth and stability. The focus is comparative, historical, and analytical. We examine traditional themes and foundational questions in political and economic development and then pose questions specific to the contemporary period of globalization. Why are some societies able to escape vicious cycles of poverty and make the critical transition to sustained growth and economic well-being? Why are others not able to do so? Why do some parts of the globe (such as portions of Latin and Central America, Eastern Europe, and Sub- Saharan Africa) seem to miss the promise and fruit of an increasingly globalized world while other regions (notably East Asia and the BRICS group of nations) respond to expanding trading and financial liberalization with dynamism and profit? Throughout, a running comparison with the earlier experiences of Western nations is used as an analytical and historical benchmark to assess the more recent experiences of developing nations. Finally, in the current age of pandemics, we relate these enduring themes to the difficult period that globalization is undergoing, and what this means for different parts of the world.

Schedule

INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
23373
Open
1
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
23627
Open
4
4LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
20023
Open
2
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
37295
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
34470
Closed
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
1
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
34538
Closed
0
1LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
W 1:00PM - 3:00PM
009 (SEM)
 In Person
33727
Open
11
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
31296
Open
19
10LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
F 12:00PM - 1:30PM
011 (SEM)
 In Person
34539
Closed
0
 
-
Tu 12:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (SEM)
 In Person
34638
Closed
0
 
16
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
015 (SEM)
 In Person
36920
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
016 (SEM)
 In Person
36921
Open
0
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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