GGR326H1: Remaking the Global Economy

Hours: 
24L

Examines links between global economic integration and geographically uneven economic development. Focuses on debates and empirical studies on global production networks (GPNs), and associated issues such as offshoring, outsourcing, and upgrading. Blends analysis of both theory and practice of business firms and regional development. Seeksto develop an in-depth understanding of the key actors driving contemporary global economic transformation, within the 'transnational space' constituted and structured by transnational firns, state institutions, and ideologies.

Prerequisite: 

7.5 FCE's

Exclusion: 

GGR300H1 (2013-14)

Recommended Preparation: 

GGR112H1/​GGR220H1/​GGR221H1GGR251H1, 1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3) at the 200+ level

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)