Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

The Politics of Trade
0.5 Credit

This course looks at the key concepts and basic theory underlying trade policy. A political economy approach is taken to the World Trade organization, examining the evolution in trade policy from the removal of tariffs on goods to current efforts both to integrate services, investment, and intellectual property into the trading regime and to harmonize domestic regulatory practices to facilitate trade.

Additional Course Information
Year 3 or Year 4 Honours Political Science. (PO231 and PO232 recommended though not required).
3 lecture hours