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Spring 2012 - 61945 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy

International Business Fellows Seminar

Instructor(s): Dodd, David
Unique Number: 61945
Day & Time: Th 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Room: UTC 1.116
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Course Overview

Topics for these policy seminars have included environmental and natural resources policy, health-service delivery policy, social welfare policy, transportation policy, science and technology policy, international affairs, national security, urban and regional growth policy, and political campaigns.


Section Description

The overall purpose of the seminar is to help prepare students to be leaders in their respective professions over the course of their careers. To do that, the seminar will bring together students and faculty from across disciplinary lines to explore the reasons for and the implications of the changing global landscape. The seminar will include lectures, readings and discussions on: (i) international economics, finance, and business; (ii) international political and military affairs; (iii) cultural, historical, and religious factors bringing together and dividing peoples, countries and civilizations around the world; and (iv) demographic developments, environmental challenges, and other risks and challenges putting pressure on world systems and structures at this point of the 21st century.  

The Spring 2011 Syllabus is available for download.

This course is offered by the Marketing Department (IB 395) and cross-listed by the LBJ School and other departments.