Unit

School Of Business

History of Economic ThoughtWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200064.2

Discipline: ECONOMICS

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
James Farrell


Prerequisite
200046 Microeconomics AND 200049 Macroeconomics OR 200525 Principles of Economics AND 200549 The Australian Macroeconomy

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit introduces the ideas of the most influential economic writers since Aristotle. Their theoretic contributions are discussed in the context of the political and philosophical debates and the economic issues of their times. The unit focuses on the theories of value and distribution; business cycles; and money and economic growth. It examines the criteria for progress in economic thought and considers the role of ideology and values. Students read selections from the writings of Smith, Ricardo, Mill, Marx, Marshall, Keynes and institutional writers.


Courses
2739.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2739.4Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2739.5Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.1Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.2Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING
2753.3Bachelor of Business and CommerceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KP2504EAP.1Economic Analysis and PolicyCONTINUING
KP2504ITF.1International Trade and FinanceCONTINUING
M2504ECON.1EconomicsCONTINUING
S2504ECON.1EconomicsCONTINUING




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