Faculty of Arts


Economic Statecraft

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for POLITICS 768.


This course analyses how governments, particularly the United States, New Zealand and selected European and Asian states, decide upon and conduct their international economic policies. Topics are adapted to current events and will include bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations and disputes, national trade remedies and economic sanctions, intergovernmental controversies surrounding aid, investment, tourism and intellectual property, and unilateral and multilateral reactions to financial crises, resource scarcity and natural and man-made environmental disasters.

NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection criteria as follows: 1) admission to the MProfStuds in International Relations and Human Rights; 2) admission to a postgraduate programme in Political Studies; 3) results in previous tertiary study in relevant subjects.

Availability 2012

Semester 2


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Stephen Hoadley


POLITICS 768: 15.0 points

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