Units of Study Outlines

ECOP2011 - Economics of Modern Capitalism

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas William Barnes

Description

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.

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%), tutorial participation and presentation (20%)

Classes

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

ECOP1001 and either (ECOP1002 or ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)

Prohibitions

ECOP2001

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