2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Dec 09, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EC 320 - The Political Economy of War

(3.00 cr.)

The economic causes and consequences of war. Topics include how war transforms economic and political institutions; economic interventionism as a cause of war; laissez-faire as the antitheses of war; the ratchet effect of war on the growth of government; the political economy of the military-industrial-congressional complex; the myths of wartime prosperity and nation building; hidden and not-so-hidden costs of war; how wars are financed; and who benefits from war.

Prerequisite: EC 103 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: FO/IFS

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