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ECOP3623 - The Political Economy of Neoliberalism
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Damien Cahill
Phone: +61 2 9351 7404
Neoliberalism is a key concept in contemporary economic debates, but what does it mean? This unit of study examines the competing conceptions of neoliberalism that underpin such debtes. A particular focus of the unit is the relationship between neoliberal economic theory and neoliberal economic processes, such as the rise of flexible labour and product markets and the expansion of the sphere of commodifiction in modern capitalist economies. The relationships between neoliberalism, economic growth and economic crisis are also explored.
1x1000wd presentation (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and participation (10%)
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
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