POL411H1: International Political Economy of Finance

Hours: 
24S

The course explains why financial markets exist, and their evolution, by looking at the agents, actors, and institutions that generate demand for them. We also consider the consequences of increasingly integrated markets, the causes of systemic financial crises, as well as the implications and feasibility of regulation.

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