POL372H1: Political Economy of Germany and the EU

Hours: 
24L

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.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 POL credit

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