Units of Study
ECOP6101 - Core Concepts in Political Economy
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Damien Cahill
Phone: +61 2 9351 7404
This unit introduces students to core concepts in political economy, laying the basis for further studies. It examines the development of economics as a discipline, identifying the historical origins and principal currents of economic analysis, their key analytical tools, and relevance to current political economic concerns. These studies provide insight into the competing views about the dynamics of the capitalist economy and lay the foundation for the application of political economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary issues.
1.5hr exam (30%) and 750wd tutorial presentation (15%) and 2250wd essay (45%) and tutorial participation (10%)
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