Course Details

POSC 265: Public Policy and Global Capitalism

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to comparative and international public policy. It examines major theories and approaches to public policy design and implementation in several major areas: international policy economy (including the study of international trade and monetary policy, financial regulation, and comparative welfare policy), global public health and comparative healthcare policy, institutional development (including democratic governance, accountability systems, and judicial reform), and environmental public policy. Prerequisite: Statistics 120 (formerly Mathematics 215) strongly recommended, or instructor permission
6 credits; SI, QRE, IS; Offered Fall 2021; G. Marfleet