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Comparative Political Economy (Module)

Module description

Outline Syllabus

Globalization and capitalist diversity; Institutional embeddedness and historical institutionalism; The regulationist approach to comparative analysis; Rethinking the national scale of analysis; More on convergence – Macroeconomic performance; The rise and varied demise of labor unions in capitalist democracies; The role of the state in the economy; Work and Welfare today I (US focus); Work and Welfare today II (European focus).

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

11 hours lectures
10 hours tutorial

Module assessment - more information

Written examination (100%)

Key information

Module code 7SSMM117

Credit level 7

Assessment written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No