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. Students considering Honours are strongly advised to undertake this unit as it provides the preparation necessary for the Honours year.
1x1500wd paper (20%), 1x3000wd paper (40%), 1x1500wd Tutorial presentation (25%), Tutorial participation (15%)
Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy including ECOP2911Prohibitions