EE405 New Political Economy

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: EE311 and EE312

Political process as a platform used to formulate and implement economic policies will be extensively discussed. Issues cover political decision making, political institutions, Election, Electoral Rules, redistributive politics, comparative politics, dynamic politics, incentives and behaviors of various agents, i.e., voters, politicians, special interested groups in a political regime. Moreover, Institutional structure of political institutions and its implication on macroeconomic policies will be examined. All issues above have much things to do with institutional design of political structure and incentive mechanism facilitating formation and implementation of good economic policies.