Fall 2008 Course Description

Topics in Global Policy Studies

Section Title: Property Rights in Globalization & Development
Instructor(s): Eugene Gholz
Course: P A 188G - Topics in Global Policy Studies
Unique Number: 64777
Day & Time: Mondays, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: SRH 3.108
Waitlist Information:For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information
Notes: Begins 11/3/08 through 12/1/08

This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: Property Rights in Globalization and Development is an intensive five-week seminar on the political economy of property rights: why governments, despite their control of overwhelming coercive power, recognize private control over property; how protection of property rights fits into political and economic development, including small-scale entrepreneurship in the developing world; how global financial institutions and contemporary democratization affect respect for property rights; and how policy-makers (and advocates) are using innovative applications of property rights to address contemporary problems of globalization, including the use of transferable quotas and emissions permits in environmental policy.

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