Government 3000. Graduate Course of Reading and Research




Catalog Number: 3391
James E. Alt 1593, Robert H. Bates 1251, Eric Beerbohm 5558, Daniel P. Carpenter 4509, Timothy J. Colton 2269, Jorge I. Domínguez 3823, Grzegorz Ekiert 2718, Jeffry Frieden 1627, Claudine Gay 5485, Adam Glynn 5600, Peter A. Hall 7272 (on leave fall term), Michael J. Hiscox 4104, Jennifer L. Hochschild 3785 (on leave spring term), Stanley Hoffmann 1757, Nahomi Ichino 5316, Torben Iversen 1250, Alastair Iain Johnston 3213 (on leave 2010-11), Gary King 1723, Steven R. Levitsky 2395 (on leave 2010-11), Roderick MacFarquhar 7856 (on leave spring term),...

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Government 2160. Politics and Economics



Catalog Number: 7780 Enrollment: Limited to 15.
James E. Alt and Torben Iversen
Half course (fall term). W., 12–2.
Covers the political economy of policymaking and institutional change. Readings include a mixture of foundational approaches and recent research, covering a variety of methodological perspectives. The topical emphasis is on democracy, accountability, inequality, redistribution, and growth.

Government 2126. Political Corruption (Graduate Seminar in General Education)



Catalog Number: 23456 Enrollment: Limited to 15.
James E. Alt and Daniel F. Ziblatt
Half course (spring term). W., 2–4. EXAM GROUP: 7, 8

Addresses the definition, causes, patterns, consequences, and control of political corruption, and its relationship to political and economic development. The seminar will design and develop a General Education course on these themes for undergraduates.
Note: Expected to be omitted in 2011–12.

Government 90a (formerly Government 1172). Contemporary British Politics: Seminar



Catalog Number: 6263 Enrollment: Limited to 16.
Half course (spring term). Tu., 2–4. EXAM GROUP: 16, 17
Focuses on changes in economy, society, and politics in the transition from empire to small country. Topics include the evolving party system, electoral behavior, and a range of policy questions involving economic management, the welfare state, the European Community, race relations, and Northern Ireland.