May 23, 2018  
College Catalog 2014-2015 
    
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 323 - Economic Restructuring in Latin America

Cross-Listed as INTL 323  and LATI 323  
This course uses economic principles to examine the transition from Import Substitution Industrialization to trade liberalization in Latin America. The goal of the course is to understand the economic antecedents to free trade as well as the resulting impact on workers and resource allocation. The course also addresses peripheral aspects of economic restructuring, such as the drug trade, migration, and the maquiladora industry. This course counts as a Group A elective. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or higher in any 200-level Economics course, ECON 221  preferred. Offered every year. (4 Credits)