AP/POLS4115 6.0 A: Political Economy of the State & Finance
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
This course examines the political economy of the modern state from different approaches, with particular attention to the modern fiscal-welfare state, taxation and economic policy, inter-state coordination. This will also include the study of issues of finance in relation to central bank policies, money markets and the funding of governments. The challenges posed by globalization and the new politics of austerity for economic policy and alternate egalitarian policies will also be examined. Course credit exclusions: PRIOR TO FALL 2009: Course credit exclusions: AK/PPAS 4115 6.00, AS/POLS 4114 3.00 (prior to Fall/Winter 2001-2002).
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities