International Political Economy and Development Program (IPED)

“I thought an MBA would be too narrowly focused. I wanted broad training in multiple disciplines. My IPED training has made me a much better analyst in terms of understanding how the U.S economy works in relation to global economy

Joe Quinlan
Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

About the Program

Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development is designed for students interested in exploring the intersection of politics, economics, and global development. This program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex dynamics that shape the global economy and the political systems that govern it. It aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze and address the challenges and opportunities arising from economic globalization, development policies, and international relations.

The program’s focus on practical experiences ensures that graduates are well-prepared for the real-world challenges they will encounter. Whether through internships at international organizations, field research in developing countries, or engaging with policymaking bodies, students gain valuable hands-on experience that hones their analytical and problem-solving skills.


Our multinational community

The program often organizes networking events, seminars, workshops, and conferences where students can engage with experts, practitioners, and alumni from the field of international political economy and development. These events provide a platform for students to expand their professional network, gain insights from industry professionals, and explore potential career opportunities.

The IPED program fosters a vibrant international community and offers numerous opportunities for networking. As a part of this program, students have the chance to connect with a diverse group of peers, faculty members, and professionals in the field of international political economy and development.

For specific details about the program, its curriculum, admission requirements, and faculty, visit the official website you provided: Fordham University – Graduate Program in International Political Economy and Development.