Units of Study Outlines
ECOP2011 - Economics of Modern Capitalism
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Thomas William Barnes
Phone: +61 2 9351 4579
This unit of study examines the economic theory that emerged with the formation and development of capitalism. It explores the key theoretical focuses of political economy, classical, neo-classical and general equilibrium theories, before proceeding to analyze the economics of Keynes and post-Keynesian theory, and reflecting on contemporary macroeconomic debates, including production, the distribution of income and economic growth.
1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%), tutorial participation and presentation (20%)
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
ECOP1001 and either (ECOP1002 or ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
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