Core Concepts in Political Economy (ECOP6101)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit introduces students to core concepts in political economy, laying the basis for further studies. It examines the development of economics as a discipline, identifying the historical origins and principal currents of economic analysis, their key analytical tools, and relevance to current political economic concerns. These studies provide insight into the competing views about the dynamics of the capitalist economy and lay the foundation for the application of political economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary issues.

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1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1.5hr exam (30%) and 750wd tutorial presentation (15%) and 2250wd essay (45%) and tutorial participation (10%)

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No

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