Course Department: 
Economics
Course Frequency: 
Alternate years
Course Description: 

Economic principles are applied to better understand the causes and consequences of war and and how to foster peace. Among the topics covered are historical and contemporary trends of violent conflicts in global society including wars between and within states, genocides, and terrorism; key interdependencies between economics and violent conflicts; economic conditions that enhance and inhibit the risk of war; and methods for promoting and sustaining peace. One unit.

Course Number: 

216