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This course is part of the SDG initiative <http://www.sdginitiative.org/> addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically for the following SDGs [1, 8, 10 and 16]. We hope you will join in our efforts to reach the SDG’s in small but measurable and actionable ways, cooperating with Development Done Differently. Expand your impact. You can create a better world. In today’s world, politics and economics are interconnected, but what is the nature of this connectivity? What are the power relationships that shape the world economy today and create new challenges for international institutions facing globalization? What makes some countries wealthier than others? Do we face cultural diversity or fragmentation? Does the type of governance effect economic development and social change or is it the other way around? How do we measure it and how trustworthy is the data? These issues and many more will be examined in this course along with a wide library of sources and a biting criticism....
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Introduction into this course

Welcome to this course! Here we present the instructor and his team, what we will do in the upcoming modules, and what is exactly Political Economy. You play an important role in this module. We would also like to hear who you are and what are your expectations from this course. Don't forget to read before that our academic standards and tips and tricks that will help you succeed in this course. Good luck!...
Reading
4 個視頻(共 22 分鐘), 7 個閱讀材料
Video4 個視頻
Trailer2分鐘
Introduction to Political Economy6分鐘
The Evolution of Political Economy7分鐘
International Political Economy6分鐘
Reading7 個閱讀材料
Meet the instructor & his team5分鐘
Welcome to Leiden University5分鐘
Complete our short survey10分鐘
Tips for studying online5分鐘
Being successful in an international virtual learning community5分鐘
Behaving in an academic way5分鐘
Reading for International Political Economy30分鐘

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Data used in Political Economy

Basic Data. Reviews the basic data of population, output and development used to make international comparisons between countries....
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11 個視頻(共 59 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video11 個視頻
Visualization: World Maps4分鐘
Political Economy and Data6分鐘
Population7分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Population2分鐘
Output (GDP current values)6分鐘
Visualization: World Map of GDP (Current Values)3分鐘
Output (GDP PPP)7分鐘
Visualization: World Map of GDP PPP3分鐘
Poverty8分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Human Development Index3分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Reading for Data in Political Economy30分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Data used in Political Economy20分鐘

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Trust

Trust. Argues for the centrality of trust in explanations of differences in wealth and poverty between nations but highlights difficulties in measuring it and in explaining the direct of causality....
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6 個視頻(共 44 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video6 個視頻
Measuring Trust8分鐘
Trust results and Criticism8分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Trust3分鐘
Causes and Consequences8分鐘
Correlation and Regression8分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Reading for Trust30分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Trust20分鐘

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Society and Fragmentation

Inequality and Fragmentation. Examines how society can be fragmented along lines of religion, language, ethnicity and income...
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9 個視頻(共 52 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video9 個視頻
Visualization: World Map of Ethnic Fragmentation2分鐘
Linguistic Fragmentation7分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Linguistic Diversity2分鐘
Religious Fragmentation6分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Religious Diversity1分鐘
Income and Wealth Inequality9分鐘
Visualization: World Map of Income Inequality4分鐘
Inequality, Fragmentation and Trust8分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Society and Fragmentation30分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Society and Fragmentation20分鐘
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創建者 HTJan 17th 2018

It was really an amazing course. I like Prof Griffith's approach and his diligence. I have learnt a lot and the course helped me to sharpen my understanding about political economy. Thanks a lot.

創建者 HLOct 17th 2017

It was very engaging with an appropriate mix of qualitative and quantitative. I particularly enjoyed the walk through the great thinkers at week 11.

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Richard Thomas Griffiths

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關於 Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • The book 'Configuring the World. A critical Political Economy approach' (April 2016) was written by Prof. Richard Griffiths and is available through www.configuringtheworld.com or HIPEresearch.com - $32.49 for a hard cover / $9.99 for an ebook

    10% revenues will go to Handicap International for whom his daughter works in West Africa.

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