Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 65-546 Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy (3)
(04-346) An introduction to business-government relations within the context of a changing global economic and political environment. This course is about how national and local governments around the world go about influencing national and international economies, how businesses are affected, and how businesses can and do react to government involvement in the economy in different parts of the world. Different political and economic ideologies and perspectives are introduced. The role of government and the extent to which government gets involved in national economies and how that involvement affects businesses are discussed. We will also analyze how businesses are affected operating in selected European, Asian, and Latin American countries. The student will also be introduced to political risk and country risk analysis.