units

ECC3800

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Elias Khalil

Synopsis

The work of Richard Cantillon, David Hume, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus and Karl Marx with special reference to the economics of value, distribution and accumulation. The work of W S Jevons, Alfred Marshall and J M Keynes with special reference to economic policies proposed by those writers.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. discuss critically how different economists in the past understood and analysed the economic problem
  2. compare the work on founders of economics such as Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus, Stanley Jevons, Karl Marx, Alfred Marshall, and others
  3. discuss critically diverse theories of value, growth, rent, and decline of economic society
  4. be familiar with primary sources relating to the major writings that shaped the evolution of economic analysis.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

ECC4380