Units of Study Outlines
ECOP3012 - Global Political Economy
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Bill Dunn
Phone: +61 2 9036 9175
This unit of study presents a historical and institutional perspective on the development of the capitalist world economy since 1945. The analysis starts with a historical and theoretical introduction covering the determinants of profits and accumulation and the role of external markets in economic growth. It then addresses key issues in this development including: the formation of the international monetary system and its crisis following the end of the long boom; and the global role of the United States and the formation of growth poles in Europe and in Asia.
1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and 1x10 minute group presentation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
ECOP1001 and (ECOP1002 or ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
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