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2nd midterm 2005

2nd midterm 2005 - ONE Be sure to answer all parts of the...

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Prof. Brawley Poli 243 McGill University Winter 2005 SECOND MIDTERM EXAMINATION Directions: The exam must be completed in the time allotted for class (i.e. between 9:35 and 10:25). The room must be vacated before 10:30, so exams will not be accepted after that time. Include the name of your TA on the cover of your exam booklet. Students may retain this question sheet. Part I. IDENTIFICATIONS (worth 5% of the total course mark) Answer any TWO . Each item below represents an important concept, example, or contributor to international political economy. Briefly explain what the significance of the item or person is for this class. “scissors effect” “Shamrock Summit” petrodollars Reciprocity election NTBs Part II. ESSAY (worth 20% of the total course mark) Answer
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Unformatted text preview: ONE . Be sure to answer all parts of the question. Readings should be cited where appropriate. 1. Brazil and South Korea adopted very different strategies for engaging the international economy in their pursuit of economic development. Use one theory from the domestic level, and another from the system level, to explain South Korea’s choice to engage the international economy. How do those same two theories help us understand Brazil’s responses to the debt crisis? Which of the two is more useful? 2. Which level of analysis gives us the best explanation for Canada’s decision to approach the U.S. to liberalize trade between the two countries? Which level gives the weakest explanation? (Be sure to justify your choice.)...
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