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13.2.2020 at 09:00 - 16.3.2020 at 23:59


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Mon 16.3.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Tue 17.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 19.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 23.3.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Tue 24.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 26.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 30.3.2020
12:15 - 13:45
Tue 31.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 2.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Wed 8.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45

Other teaching

22.04.2020 Wed 14.00-17.00
Pauli Huotari
Teaching language: English


Compulsory for the students of the Study Track in World Politics.

After completing the course, students will be familiar with the outlines of the historical development of the global economy. They will have familiarised themselves with both traditional and new theories of global political economy. They will be able to apply their learning to analysing topical problems in the discourse on economic policy and global politics.

Fourth period of the second year of studies

The course will familiarise students in the developments of global political economy and the central research theories of the field. The course will analyse the significance of economy to global governance and the power struggles in world politics. Disagreements between different trends in economic theory will also be discussed.

- Theodore Cohn: Global Political Economy. Routledge, 2015
- Dimitris Milonakis and Ben Fine: From Political Economy to Economics: Method, the Social and the Historical in the Evolution of Economic Theory. Routledge, 2009
- Immanuel Wallerstein: World-Systems Analysis. An Introduction. Duke University Press, 2004

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Retake of the lecture course is conducted in the faculty examination: 30.5.2020 at 9-12 (3 hrs). Pre-registration required.

Students of the Study Track in World Politics must complete the course as a lecture course. The course may include additional literature announced by the teacher. If all student places are taken, students of other degree programmes can complete the course by taking an online book examination in the Examinarium facility. Students of the Study Track in World Politics can complete the course by taking an online book examination in the Examinarium facility only in exceptional circumstances and, even then, only for well-grounded reasons, which must be discussed with the teacher coordinating the course.