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Configuring the World
In today’s world, politics and economics are inextricably interconnected, but what is the nature of this connectivity? What are the power relationships that shape the world economy today and create new challenges for international institutions facing globalization? What makes some countries wealthier than others? Do we face cultural diversity or fragmentation? Does the type of governance effect economic development and social change or is it the other way around? How do we measure it and how trustworthy is the data? These issues and many more will be examined in this course along with up-to-date sources and biting criticism.
Notes on 1 Lectures I Watched in This Course:
Adam Smith and the Invisible Hand
1 Vocabulary Words I Learned in this Course:
collusion, n. secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially in order to cheat or deceive others  "Lack of knowledge between consumers and producers, entry barriers to markets, and transport and transaction costs generally lead to collusion and cartels."