Units of Study

ECOP6011 - USA-Europe-Japan: From Growth to Crisis

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joseph Halevi


This unit will address the formation and breakup of the triad formed by the USA, Europe, and Japan that defined world capitalist relations from the end of the Second World War until the early 1990s. The contradictions of the triad will be analysed as well as the impact of China's post 1978 transformations. The unit will study those processes with the objective of understanding the dynamics of the financial crisis of 2008 and its impact on the European Union.


3500wd essay (60%) and 1500wd report (25%) and 1000wd equivalent seminar presentation (15%)


1x2-hr seminar/week

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