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2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EC 4300 - Political Economy: Economics Systems of the World

Capturing the essence and dynamism of economic systems is the focus of this course. In this discussion-based course, students will engage in critical reflection of the criteria for comparing economic systems, apply criteria to a self-determined research of particular economy, and examine the different types of economic systems. Particular topics include the role of culture in understanding systems, transitioning systems in Eastern Europe, the emerging role of Islam and issues particular to developing countries.

Prerequisite or Concurrent: (with permission of the department): EC 1000  or EC 1100 ; withdrawal from concurrent course will result in automatic drop of EC 4300.