Development Economics (Field 6)

EE463 Globalization and International Development

3 (3-0-6)

Prerequisites: a) EE211 and EE212; or b) EE213 and EE214

Concept and development of globalization in the context of after the World War II. Formation of the New International Economic Order (NIEO). Global organizations. Multinational corporations. International cooperation. Political economy of dependency. Debates on contribution and impacts of globalization on the local economy. Contemporary transnational development issues. Roles of international development organizations e.g. the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), etc., in bridging the global north and the global south or within the south countries through the official development assistance (ODA), development loan, or development projects. Analysis of patterns, factors of success and failures of past international development projects. Basic techniques for development project evaluation.