Political Economy

1a/ Discuss two of your favorite ideological perspectives on the study national national political economy noted in the Barry Clark book.

b/ Thoroughly discuss the practical strengths and limitations of one of the two.

2a/ Which two of the theories of international political economy discussed in class are your favorites.

b/ As theories of international trade, in what way are they promoted and/or constrained by the provisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO)?

3a/ Why were Statist Development paradigms popular in most of the developing countries until the end of the 1970s.

b/ Show the strengths and limitations of the Neo-Liberal paradigm imposed on these countries by the Bretton Woods institutions in Washington, DC and the World’s hegemonic states.