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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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ECON 380 - Economics of Conflict and Global Security


Prerequisites: ECON 111 
Fulfills an upper division elective requirement for a B.A or B.S in Economic; serves as an elective requirement for other Business majors
This course deals with the role of economics in managing and mitigating international conflict and raising the level of international security. The economic challenges to the provision and maintenance of a level of global security that is conducive to the growth, integration, and development of the world economy will be studied in this course. Theoretical and empirical models that help us understand the dynamics of global conflict process, the cost of conflict, issues in conflict management, and the mechanics of global security provision will be investigated. Important policy issues facing governments and international organizations that undertake to enhance international security will also be covered.

3 credits
Spring Alternate years



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