Illiberal Capitalism

Course Description: 

This survey course for PhD and MA students of Economics, IR, Political Science and Public Policy addresses the issue why in many places of the globe illiberal regimes are economically successful. Composed of lectures and seminars, the course addresses the theories and empirics behind the varying arrangements and asks why these may and do work, and if yes, under what conditions. Literature is available online and the basic mode of teaching is in-class, in line with Senate decisions.

  Learning outcomes include global perspective on economic systems, economic theories and cutting edge policy solutions. People working in the administration, academe, journalism and international agencies will benefit fromknowledge. The coure also helps in terms of research methods and design, both for MA and PhD Theses.


The course is 2 credits for PhD students and 4 credits for MA students.