POL372H1: Political Economy of Germany and the EU


The goal of this course is to explore the structure of the German political economy in the context of EU integration and economic globalization. Drawing upon the varieties-of-capitalism approach, the main themes in the course will analyze the institutional conditions for growth. In a comparative perspective, the course explores the role of collective agents, corporate governance, collective bargaining, social security systems, population structure, immigration, reunification and their regional manifestations.


1.0 POL credit

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