Economics and Society in Contemporary Latin America
Full course description
This course on contemporary Latin America focuses on the integration and synthesis of culture, economics and politics in Latin American societies in order to develop an understanding of the region in its contemporary social-political and cultural setting. This course transcends the borders of academic disciplines and deals with topics like history and public policy, political obstacles for intra-regional cooperation, social change and prosperity, and cultural forces in society.
The goal of this course is to understand economic issues in contemporary Latin American society in their social, cultural and political context.
First-year courses in economics in either the International Business bachelor or in the Economics and Business Economics bachelor, or equivalent courses from other programmes.
Collection of articles and book chapters.