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College Catalog 2011-2012 
College Catalog 2011-2012 [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. Requires an Economics 200 level course from the Group A electives, Economics 221 preferred.Offered every year. Prerequisite(s): 200-level ECON course, ECON 221  preferred (4 Credits)