Units of Study Outlines

ECOP3911 - Theories in Political Economy

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Martijn Konings

Description

This unit of study looks at the various theoretical frameworks within which political economic analysis is constructed. It compares the methodologies of the principal schools of economic thought with particular emphasis on the non-neoclassical approaches to the study of economic issues. The unit is required preparation for intending honours students but is also available to pass students with a credit average in previous units.

Assessments

2x1500wd essays (50%), seminar presentation/write up (25%) and class participation (25%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

24 Senior ECOP credit points with a credit average including ECOP2911 or (ECOP2901 and ECOP2902)

Prohibitions

ECOP3901

Additional Information

Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.

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