Units of Study Outlines
ECOP3620 - Political Economy of Inequality
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Elizabeth Hill
The distribution of income and wealth is unequal in all nations, but the extent of inequality varies. What determines the size of these disparities? How have they changed over time? How do governments influence the distribution of income and wealth? Are alternative economic policies feasible? This unit explores how political economic analysis can be applied to the study of these issues of economic inequality.
1x1500wd essay (30%), 1x1500wd mid-semester take-home exercise (30%), 1x1500wd end-semester take-home exercise (30%), tutorial participation (10%)
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
ECOP1001 and ( ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by ECOP2616. This unit of study will not be offered again.
Lecture for ECOP3620
|Class||Political Economy of Inequality|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Theatre 173 F07|
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney