The undergradute program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics will be conducting a two part workshop series on the Political Economy of Development. Part one treats the economic dimensions of
authoritarian rule. Part two treats the political economy of oil.
Each part of the series will consist of a lecture followed a week
later by a workshop.
DEVELOPMENT UNDER AUTHORITARIAN RULE
This lecture examines the character and strategies of economic
development in authoritarian regimes. It emphasizes state- business
relations and the combination of neoliberal prescriptions, class, and
institutions of authoritarian control.
Lecture: Tuesday February 21, 12 PM, Johnson Center A (3rd floor)
Workshop: Tuesday February 28, 12 PM, Johnson Center A (3rd floor)
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF OIL
This lecture addresses the intricacies and intersections of oil,
authoritarian rule, and regional/international relations in the
Arabian Peninsula. The focus will be on the structures of oil
economies and implications thereof.
Lecture: Tuesday April 4, 12 PM, Johnson Center B (3rd floor)
Workshop: Tuesday April 11, 12 PM. Johnson Center B (3rd floor)
February 15, 2017