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Sophomore Economics Tutorial: Economic Thought in Practice in the 20th Century
CSS 220
Fall 2022
Section: 01  

The tutorial begins with a consideration of the role of markets and capitalism in a free economic system and continues with a consideration of the macroeconomic debate over government activism in the mixed market system. The next three weeks take up, in turn, three important developments in modern-day market capitalism, namely the influence of money and finance on political power, workers' agency and human capital, and corporate power and government regulation. The final three weeks are devoted to a discussion of global inequality, globalization and its discontents, and the future of capitalism in its possible variants. Readings include work by Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Janos Kornai, John Maynard Keynes, Thomas Philippon, Binyamin Appelbaum, Joseph Blasi and Douglas Kruse, Louis Putterman and Gregory Dow, Joseph Stiglitz, Jagdish Bhagwati, Branko Milanovic, Heather Boushey, and Robert Reich.
Credit: 1.5 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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