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Type B: Social Sciences - History of Economic Thought

Economics 3214 History of Economic Thought
A selective examination of economic writings of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. The classical economists: Adam Smith, David Ricardo and J.S. Mill. The neo-classical economists: Karl Menger, W.S. Jevons, Leon Walras and Alfred Marshall. Comparisons between earlier writings and modern approaches to microeconomics and macroeconomics. The development of value theory in economics. Methodological aspects of economic analysis and policy. Students will be expected to read selected parts of the original sources and commentaries on these sources.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Economics 1100
Cross-List(s): History 3214
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken History 3214 cannot take Economics 3214 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences