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ECOP2612 - Economic Policy in Global Context

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Susan Schroeder


Some of the most contentious issues in political economy concern the role of the state in relation to contemporary economic problems. This unit of study examines particular economic policies, how they are shaped by competing theories, interests and ideologies, and how they operate in practice. Emphasis is placed on the Australian experience. Attention is also given to how economic policy is shaped by international economic conditions.


1000wd essays (2x25%), 1x1.5hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


ECOP1001 and (ECOP1002 or ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)

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