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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

417 - Degree in Economics

27444 - Economic Thought


Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
2017/18
Subject:
27444 - Economic Thought
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
Degree:
417 - Degree in Economics
ECTS:
5.0
Year:
4
Semester:
First semester
Subject Type:
Optional
Module:
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5.3. Syllabus

  1. The progress of Economic Science ant its History. A methodological discussion.
  2. The roots of economic thought. Scholastice economics and Mercantilism.
  3. Classical economists I: Adam Smith and T.R. Malthus.
  4. Classical economists II: David Ricardo and John Stuart Mill.
  5. Criticism to the Classical economy. Socialism and Marxism.
  6. The Marginalist revolution and the construction of the Neoclasssical orthodoxy.
  7. The High Theory years (I): John Maynard Keynes and the Cambridge School.
  8. The High Theory years (II): J.A. Schumpeter; F. Hayek´s liberalism and the theories of M. Kalecki.
  9. The contemporary economic theorie (I): The Neoclassical Synthesis, the Monetarist revolution and New Institutionalism.
  10. The contemporary economic theorie (II): Postkeynesian theories and the current situation of Economic Theory.

* Readings on the current economic crisis and Globalization and its criticism: The economic ideas of P. Krugman, J. Stiglitz, D. Acemoglu, E. Blyth, M. Chang. Y. Varoufakis