Oct 19, 2019  
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HIST 197C SC - The History of Economic Thought


This course examines a handful of important economic thinkers including Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Joseph Schumpeter, and John Maynard Keynes. We shall focus on an interrelated set of questions: what creates economic value? how should we understand the historical development and nature of the capitalist system? what policies should the government adopt to support economic development? In addition, we shall consider how historical context as we well as larger political concerns may have shaped the thinking of economists. Cross listing in Economics.

Prerequisite(s): For Economics elective credit: ECON051 SC  and ECON052 SC  
Course Credit: 1.0
Offered: Every other year


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