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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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建议:6-8 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week

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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!...
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4 个视频(共 22 分钟), 7 个阅读材料
Video4 个视频
Trailer2分钟
Introduction to Political Economy6分钟
The Evolution of Political Economy7分钟
International Political Economy6分钟
Reading7 个阅读材料
Meet the instructor & his team5分钟
Welcome to Leiden University5分钟
Complete our short survey10分钟
Tips for studying online5分钟
Being successful in an international virtual learning community5分钟
Behaving in an academic way5分钟
Reading for International Political Economy30分钟

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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 个视频(共 59 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video11 个视频
Visualization: World Maps4分钟
Political Economy and Data6分钟
Population7分钟
Visualization: World Map of Population2分钟
Output (GDP current values)6分钟
Visualization: World Map of GDP (Current Values)3分钟
Output (GDP PPP)7分钟
Visualization: World Map of GDP PPP3分钟
Poverty8分钟
Visualization: World Map of Human Development Index3分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Reading for Data in Political Economy30分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Data used in Political Economy20分钟

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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 个视频(共 44 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video6 个视频
Measuring Trust8分钟
Trust results and Criticism8分钟
Visualization: World Map of Trust3分钟
Causes and Consequences8分钟
Correlation and Regression8分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Reading for Trust30分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Trust20分钟

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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 个视频(共 52 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video9 个视频
Visualization: World Map of Ethnic Fragmentation2分钟
Linguistic Fragmentation7分钟
Visualization: World Map of Linguistic Diversity2分钟
Religious Fragmentation6分钟
Visualization: World Map of Religious Diversity1分钟
Income and Wealth Inequality9分钟
Visualization: World Map of Income Inequality4分钟
Inequality, Fragmentation and Trust8分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Society and Fragmentation30分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Society and Fragmentation20分钟
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创建者 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.

创建者 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

Prof. dr.
Faculty of Humanities

关于 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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