POL101 11-22-11 Notes

POL101 - POL 101(Tuesday International Political Economy International Trade Overview International political economy(IPE politics of international

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POL 101 11/22/11 (Tuesday) International Political Economy International Trade
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Overview International political economy (IPE): “politics of international economic activities” International trade : about 20% of the total economic activity in the world; WTO International financial relations : sovereign lending, foreign direct investment; IMF, World Bank International monetary relations : exchange rates (value of national currencies), monetary regimes
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Exports : Selling goods/services to other states Imports : Buying goods/services from other states Net exports (NX, balance of trade) = Exports - Imports International trade is relatively free (relative to the past) Trade policies differ from one state to another Trade policies differ from one industry to another within a state Trade stands at the intersection of international and domestic politics. Impacts domestic producers and consumers
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POL 101 taught by Professor Sekercioglu during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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POL101 - POL 101(Tuesday International Political Economy International Trade Overview International political economy(IPE politics of international

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