Regaining relevance: IPE and a changing global political economy

  title={Regaining relevance: IPE and a changing global political economy},
  author={Thomas Oatley},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  pages={318 - 327}
  • Thomas Oatley
  • Published 12 April 2021
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs
Abstract Mainstream American international political economy (IPE) has gradually lost relevance as a framework for understanding developments in the global political economy. It offers little help for understanding the impact of the China Shock, the development and consequences of the Global Financial Crisis, or the anti-system politics that began to emerge in 2016. These are the three developments that largely defined global political economy during the first quarter of the twenty-first… 
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