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Globalization and Global Governance


Course description

This course explores the complex dynamics of globalization and global governance, with a focus on investment, trade, development, security, and financial stability. Through a critical analysis of the role of global institutions such as the Bretton Woods system, the course explores the effectiveness and accountability of global governance in addressing transnational challenges such as climate change, income inequality, financial speculation, and the COVID-19 pandemic, among other issues. The course also considers the role of emerging powers such as China and their impact on international development. The course develops a comprehensive understanding of the historical and current structures of global governance and their impact on international trade policy.