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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 14, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 3013 - Globalization, History, and Economic Development

Hours: 3
Today it is taken for granted that we live in a global economy: jobs and the standard of living in the United States are directly affected by economic developments elsewhere in the world and the benefits of global trade are disputed. Just as in developed economies, in the developing world there are also concerns about economic development, income inequality, the environment and sustainability. Exploring the intersection of global capitalism and the issues of the developing world, interrogating how different actors and participants in the global economy understand the ‘common good’ depending on their economic experiences and world views. Processes of economic integration and disintegration in the 20th century, including the different policies and viewpoints of developed and developing nations to international trade and the impact of globalization on the environment and culture as well as critical development issues for the developing world in the 21st century.
Prerequisites: Junior standing or above, and a minimum of one course from at least four of the following INST threads: 2000, 2200, 2400, 2600, and 2800.