April 9 - April 9, 2009 POLI 243 Econ Relations Final: -...

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April 9, 2009 POLI 243 – Econ Relations Final: - Check old finals on WebCT - Comprehensive - 4/8 IDs; 1/3 short answer essay (readings from WebCT/JSTOR); one longer, broader essay Challenges Ahead Thinking About Today and Tomorrow - Globalization o Markets are much more integrated, trade-off between open markets/integration and monetary policy autonomy o What can we learn from the past? Late 19 th Century – Canada’s national policy, etc. – this period had very open capital markets and trade (almost more econ global than today); how did countries react when things went badly? o Today’s international political economy is different o Using theory to influence future What can we learn from the past in order to develop better theories/models and change old ones (see what worked and what didn’t) Levels of Analysis (review) - Evaluating theories o Accuracy – how often do they predict the correct outcome? Remember that accuracy depends on what you’re asking; why one policy was chosen over another, why things turned out how they did, etc. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course POLI 243 taught by Professor Markbrawley during the Spring '09 term at McGill.

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April 9 - April 9, 2009 POLI 243 Econ Relations Final: -...

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