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College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LATI 323 - Economic Restructuring in Latin America

Cross-Listed as ECON 323  and INTL 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 for the Economics major. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or higher in any 200-level Economics course, ECON 221  preferred. Offered every year. (4 Credits)