Units of Study Outlines

ECOP2011 - Economic Theories of Modern Capitalism

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Roni Demirbag

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%), 1x500wd tutorial presentation (10%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

ECOP1001 and ( ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)

Prohibitions

ECOP2001

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ECOP2011

Lect

             

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ECOP2011

Lect

             

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