The Economic and Political History of the European Union
The idea in the wake of WWII of a common Europe is still a long way from fulfilling its intended goals, with numerous challenges remaining. The first part of this multi-disciplinary course deciphers the complexities of the EU and predicts its future given its demographic, social and economic makeup. The second part of the course analyzes EU’s institutions and the way they function. It examines its agricultural and industrial policies as well as investigates its monetary and economic policies. From its original six members to today’s 27, the course addresses the question of the future of the EU, which in spite of multiple differences, has created a unique political and economic model.
POLSCI 325A, PUBPOL 351A, HISTORY 331A, ECON 330A