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Classics in History of Economic Thought - ECON4907

Year - 2020

The unit studies classic works by the most influential scholars in the historical development of economic theory. Two classic works will be studied in the unit: Adam Smith's (1776) An Inquiry into Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations; and John Maynard Keynes's (1936) The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. From time to time other classics may be studied instead, such as: David Ricardo's (1817) Principles of Political Economy, Alfred Marshall's (1890) Principles of Economics or Knut Wicksell's (1901-06) Lectures on Political Economy.

1x3hr seminar/week

1x 2500wd Seminar paper (50%), 1x 2hr (2000wd equivalent) Final exam (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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