GGR326H1: Remaking the Global Economy

Hours

24L

Examines links between global economic integration and geographically uneven economic development. Focuses on debates and empirical studies on global production networks (GPNs), and associated issues such as offshoring, outsourcing, and upgrading. Blends analysis of both theory and practice of business firms and regional development. Seeks to develop an in-depth understanding of the key actors driving contemporary global economic transformation, within the 'transnational space' constituted and structured by transnational firms, state institutions, and ideologies.

Prerequisite
8.0 credits
Exclusion
GGR300H1 (Special Topics in Geography I: Remaking the Global Economy), offered in Winter 2014
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)