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Sophomore Economics Tutorial: Economic Thought in Practice in the 20th Century
CSS 220
Spring 2022
Section: 01   02  

This tutorial begins with the debate over markets versus planning as the appropriate mechanism for organizing an 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, market power, globalization, and inequality. The final three weeks are devoted to the future of capitalism and a study of its possible variants, including shared capitalism and workplace democracy. Readings include work by Friedrich Hayek, Janos Kornai, Oskar Lange, John Maynard Keynes, Milton Friedman, Thomas Phillippon, Binyamin Appelbaum, Joseph Stiglitz, Jagdish Bhagwati, Branko Milanovic, Heather Boushey, Robert Reich, Gregory Dow, Joseph Blasi, Douglas Kruse, and Jaroslav Vanek.
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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