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Courses - Fall 2022
Public Policy
U.S. Trade: Policy and Politics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in a major in PLCY-School of Public Policy; or permission of PLCY-School of Public Policy.
Examines challenges posed for international trade policy by geopolitical rifts, the increased weight of developing nations in the world economy, and climate deterioration. It covers the arguments for and against international trade amid polarized politics; how trade policy is made at the World Trade Organization, in Regional Deals, and in Washington, D.C; how businesses build global supply chains and deal with trade policy uncertainty; the trade policy of China and of developing nations more widely; and the role of trade and of trade policy in the fight against climate change.