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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 17.125 (Fall 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • The Politics of Global Financial Relations 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Political Science 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. David Singer 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations

    Fall 2007

    Course Highlights

    17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations

    Fall 2007

    Origami: dollar bills folded up in the shape of full suit.
    This course examines various monetary topics, from global finance and the developing world to financial crises and crime. (Image courtesy of David Wahl.)

    Course Description

    This course explores effects of globalization of finance on international relations and domestic politics. Topics include international institutions and global governance; the multi-nationalization of production; effects of international capital markets on domestic politics; global finance and the developing world; and financial crises. Discussion of the interplay between politics and economics and the future of the nation-state.

    Recommended Citation

    For any use or distribution of these materials, please cite as follows:

    David A. Singer, course materials for 17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations, Fall 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

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