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ECOP2613 - Political Economy of Global Capitalism

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adam Morton
Phone: +61 2 9351 2763
Email: adam.morton@sydney.edu.au


This unit examines the development of the capitalist world economy. The unit examines different theoretical perspective for understanding this development, and situates it within a long-term historical context. Key issues examined include: the post-World War II boom, the formation of the international monetary system and its crisis following the end of the long boom, the global role of the United States and the formation of growth poles in Europe and Asia and the global crisis of the early 21st century.


1000wd essay (20%) and 2000wd essay (40%) and 1.5hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)



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