Immersion in International Economic Policy and Global Political Economy
“Trade and innovation are both well-placed in government strategies for economic growth. Both trade and innovation have the potential to create new opportunities, by increasing productivity and competitiveness. The two of them have as well a role to play in promoting social inclusion and development.” – Roberto Azevedo, Director-General, World Trade Organization, 2013.
The International Commerce and Policy (ICP) is an innovative program that allows students to develop skills and expertise in global finance, investment, trade and development in order to excel in the public and private sectors, while maintaining the highest professional standards as analysts and global citizens.
The ICP program is interdisciplinary, accessible, theoretically grounded and practitioner oriented. Its focus areas include:
- Global trade in goods and services
- Global finance
- Global business and investment
- Global development
ICP students develop a wide range of skills, including:
- To understand of the basic principles of international relations, global political economy and comparative politics.
- To be able to deploy the analytical techniques of microeconomics and macroeconomics to policy analysis in global trade, finance and development.
- To understand the institutional structures of global trade, finance and development.
- To understand, access and make use of global trade, financial and development data.
- To understand the organization and management of multinational enterprises.
This is a professional degree with an emphasis on practical approaches to policy analysis and decision-making for international commerce.
First Salvos Of Trade War...neofuckaroons all
Out of Gaps In Treaties, First Salvos Of Trade War
By Anthony Faiola
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, February 1, 2009; Page A01
The world may be on the brink of a gentler kind of trade war.
In 1930, Congress fired the first shot in a protectionist battle that prolonged and deepened the Great Depression. After passing a bill aimed at saving American jobs by effectively barring 20,000 imported goods, including French dresses and Argentine butter, other nations retaliated by raising their own barriers on U