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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4190 - International Economics and Globalization

This course investigates the significance of economic globalization, covering the following topics: international trade and financial flows, technological innovation and intellectual property, technology transfer, national government and transnational corporations, natural resources, health and the environment, impacts on selected industries and countries, and roles of the world trade organization and international monetary fund. The major controversies surrounding globalization are identified, and alternative arguments are evaluated based on available evidence.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECON 1200 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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