POLSCI 385 - Political Science Special Topics Mini Course
Fall 2022, Section 003 - The State and Innovation in Emerging Markets
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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This course introduces students to the changing landscape of innovation in emerging markets, with a regional emphasis on China, as well as the role of governments in promoting or inhibiting innovation. 

Section 003 of POLSCI 385 will meet during the second half of the term.

Course Requirements:

Each week, we will deep-dive into a book or collection of articles, and where possible, have a virtual Q&A with authors.


POLSCI 385 - Political Science Special Topics Mini Course
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002 (REC)
M 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets 08/29/22-10/14/22 (Drop/Add Deadline: 09/12/22)
003 (REC)
M 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22
Note: Half-term minicourse. Meets 10/24/22-12/09/22 (Drop/Add Deadline: 11/07/22)

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