IR 545 – Global Governance and Economic Diplomacy
IR 545 Global Governance and Economic Diplomacy (3) Prerequisite: One economics course. Globalization, increasing interdependence of economic systems and financial markets, the role of international financial institutions (IMF, WB etc.) against the backdrop of the post-cold war regime of the World Trade Organization. The challenges public policy makers and corporate actors face in negotiating the shifting paradigms of “transitional”, “underdeveloped” and “developing” economies, or “least developed countries (LDCs) versus “more developed countries(MDCs) as governance issues and interpretive paradigms.