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ECOP3912 - Research in Political Economy

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Michael Beggs
Phone: +61 2 9351 6845
Email: michael.beggs@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit considers the variety of research methods that can be used in Political Economy. Discussion of methodology is a principal focus. Practical consideration is also given to research materials, bibliographical access, quantitative methods, surveys and fieldwork. This is important preparation for students intending to do an honours dissertation, but the unit is also available to pass students with a credit in ECOP2911.

Assessments

2000wd essay (30%) and 1000wd statistical exercise (20%) and 3000wd research proposal (40%) and seminar participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

ECOP2911 and (one of ECOP2011, ECOP2012, ECOP2612)

Prohibitions

ECOP3902

Additional Information

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

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ECOP3912

     

Lecture 1

     

 

     

Lecture 2

     

 

     

Lecture 3

     
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 6
2 This class runs from Week 7 to Week 11
3 This class runs from Week 12 to Week 13

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