WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2009-2010       Summer Session       Winter Session       Home       Archive       Search
History of Economic Thought
ECON 358
Fall 2009
Section: 01  

This course explores the major ideas of the classical school of political economy as developed by two of its central figures, Adam Smith and David Ricardo, and then traces the unfolding legacy of these ideas in the history of economic thought. For each author studied, the goals will be to understand the arguments presented on their own terms, interpret those arguments in the terms of modern economic theory, and evaluate their contemporary empirical relevance.

Essential Capabilities: Logical Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ECON301
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(ECON-MN)(ECON)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUN-18-2024
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459