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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 280 - International Organizations Seminar

Variable (2.00 or 3.00) credits.
The course deals with the subject of development and the role of international organizations in promoting it around the world. We study the origins of the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization; trace their evolution through the decades; and explore the (changing) role of the multilateral institutions in promoting development. We consider, in particular, the major problems of development facing the world today, and how these organizations can tackle them. Signature Learning Experience: Community-Based Learning. Register by Instructor. Spring semester.