International Political Economy

David A. Lake

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548477
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191577437 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

International Political Economy

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This article provides an overview of international political economy (IPE) and an outline of the early origins of the field. It discusses one of the first comprehensive statements regarding the Open Economy Politics (OEP) approach, which adopts the assumptions of neoclassical economics and international trade theory. The article ends with a short discussion of possible areas for future research.

Keywords: international political economy; origins; Open Economy Politics approach; neoclassical economics; international trade theory

Article.  9494 words. 

Subjects: Political Economy ; Comparative Politics

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