Core Concepts in Political Economy (ECOP6101)


The unit explores the core concepts of Political Economy through the lens of the principal schools of economic thought which comprise the social science discipline of economics. The historical origins of each school are identified along with their methodological approaches and analytical tools, policy prescriptions and insights. This examination illuminates the different views about the dynamics of the capitalist economy and lays the foundation for the application of political economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary issues.

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4x4x500wd seminar papers (40%), 1x4000wd essay (45%), seminar participation (15%)

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